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.|