5 Jan 2021 HPV DNA Testing for More Accurate Detection of Cervical Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a well-established cause of cervical cancer and there is growing evidence of HPV being a relevant factor in other anogenital cancers (vulva, vagina, anus and penis) as well as head and neck cancers.

According to the Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases Report on Malaysia 2019
Cervical cancer ranks as the third leading cause of female cancer in Malaysia.
Cervical cancer is the second most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years.
Approximately 1,682 new cervical cancer cases are diagnosed annually in Malaysia.

Learn more from Dr Kavitha Nagandla, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at IMU Healthcare, at  HPV DNA Testing for More Accurate Detection of Cervical Cancer (Health Today, 5 January 2021).

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