Research News: we now understand more about HPV | The Eve Appeal

Research News: we now understand more about HPV (eveappeal.org.uk)

It is unclear what exactly determines who clears an infection and who doesn’t, although certain characteristics like age and whether they smoke play a role. In our recent research, now published in the International Journal of Cancer, we investigated further, how the body deals with the HPV infect…

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes over 99% of cervical cancers and more than 80% of people get HPV at least once during their lifetime. The body is usually capable of clearing the infection and, therefore, most women do not develop cervical cancer. Dr Chiara Herzog blogs about recent research which explored why some people clear HPV and some do not.

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