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Title: Human papillomavirus infection and the multistage carcinogenesis of cervical cancer.
Authors: Schiffman M,  Wentzensen N
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Date: 2013 Apr
Branches: CGB, HREB
PubMed ID: 23549399
PMC ID: PMC3711590
Abstract: This short review outlines our understanding of cervical cancer precursors, concentrating on the central etiologic role of persistent human papillomavirus infection. The stages of cervical carcinogenesis are better understood than for most other major cancers, providing a successful cancer etiology and prevention model.