1st Edition

The Health Professional's HPV Handbook
Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer

ISBN 9781842143360
Published January 13, 2006 by CRC Press
96 Pages 10 Color Illustrations

USD $89.95

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Book Description

This compact, illustrated handbook is a concise but comprehensive resource that introduces medical students, general medical practitioners and gynecologists to the significance of the human papillomaviruses in the etiology of cervical cancer. All chapters are fully referenced and written by experts in the field. The content review virus structure, the epidemiology of HPV, the latest advances in HPV vaccination, and new markers for cervical disease.

Table of Contents

The Human Papillomavirus. Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts: Relationship and Management. Understanding the Origin of Cervical Cancer. Viral Treatment and Prophylactic Vaccination Strategies. Molecular Markers in Cervical Dyskaryosis

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Professor Walter Prendiville is based at Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Dr Philip Davies is based at European Consortium for Cervical Cancer Education, London, UK.