Book 2012

HPV and Cervical Cancer

Achievements in Prevention and Future Prospects


ISBN: 978-1-4614-1987-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-1988-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Infection and Cervical Cancer: An Old Fact with a Recent Solution

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-43

    Human Papillomavirus: Natural History of a Viral Infection in the Genesis of a Cancer

  4. Chapter

    Pages 45-61

    The Immunobiology of Human Papillomavirus Associated Oncogenesis

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-83

    The Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer

  6. Chapter

    Pages 85-111

    The Basic Elements of a Correct Diagnosis: From Cytohistopathology to Screening

  7. Chapter

    Pages 113-157

    Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing: What, How, and When

  8. Chapter

    Pages 159-179

    Colposcopic Appearance of HPV Infection

  9. Chapter

    Pages 181-209

    Multiple Aspects of Human Papillomavirus Infections

  10. Chapter

    Pages 211-255

    Prevention of HPV-Associated Diseases in the United States

  11. Chapter

    Pages 257-272

    Immunogenicity, Efficacy, Effectiveness and Overall Impact of HPV Vaccines

  12. Chapter

    Pages 273-326

    Treatment, Follow-up, and Prevention of Papillomavirus Infection and Cervical Cancer

  13. Chapter

    Pages 327-339

    Therapeutic Vaccines for HPV Infection

  14. Chapter

    Pages 341-389

    Perspectives on Therapeutic HPV Vaccines: Where Are We Now?

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 391-401