Cervical Cancer: Overview and More

HPV is a sexually transmitted infection. Some strains cause warts, while others cause no symptoms, but can lead to cervical dysplasia or cervical cancer. HPV 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 are associated with cervical dysplasia. HPVs 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 are associated with cervical cancer. HPV has been associated with approximately 50% of penile cancers in men and can be transmitted to and from men through intercourse .

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