HPV-avertable cancer risks in India

HPV-avertable cancer risks in India: A pooled analysis of 9 observational studies

Authors reply to Michaud et al in the International Journal of Cancer with a meta analysis of HPV and the risks for various cancers.

“Our results for nonfatal HPV-avertable cancers along with evidence from previous work3 on cervical cancer, all suggest the necessity of including HPV-based therapeutic vaccines before marriage, which are being developed for cervical cancer. Regular screening through visual inspection with acetic acid, and further referral for treatment9,10 after marriage may also benefit in the management of head and neck cancer, particularly in cases with oral cancer.” [Read on...]

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