Prognostic relevance of the detection of high risk human papillomavirus DNA types 16, 18 and 45

Sven Tiews & Winfried Steinberg
Introduction: Cervical cancer (CC) is the second most common cancer among women worldwide. The German Federal Ministry of Health and Social Security recommends CC screening for all women at the age of 20 years on basis of the Papanicolaou (PAP) smear. HPV testing and liquid based cytology (LBC) should[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]