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Title Vaccines for the prevention of cervical cancer / edited by Peter L. Stern and Henry C. Kitchener.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 149 pages) : color illustrations
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Series Oxford oncology library
Oxford oncology library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Contents Preface; Contributors; Abbreviations; Glossary; Part 1-Prevention and current treatment; 1 The UK cervical screening programme; 2 Management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN); Part 2-HPV and disease; 3 Role of HPV in cervical carcinogenesis; 4 HPV and genital cancer: the essential epidemiology; 5 The role of HPV testing in cervical screening; Part 3-Immune control of HPV infection in cervical neoplasia; 6 Natural immune control of HPV infection; 7 Prophylactic HPV vaccines: pre-clinical and proof of principle studies; 8 Prophylactic HPV vaccination: current status.
9 Introduction of HPV prophylactic vaccinationPart 4-Challenges and future developments; 10 HPV vaccination in the developing world; 11 Screening post vaccination; 12 Second-generation HPV prophylactic vaccines; 13 Therapeutic HPV vaccines; 14 Conclusion; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Summary Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer found in women and it is responsible for more than a quarter of a million deaths worldwide each year. With approximately 70% of cervical cancers now known to be caused by two types of the human papilloma virus (HPV), there is great interest surrounding the approval of the first preventative vaccines for clinical use. Despite this excitement, many questions remain about how the new vaccines should best be implemented and howcervical cancer screening will change following vaccination. Part of the Oxford Oncology Library series, this practic.
Language English.
Subject Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Prevention.
Cancer vaccines.
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms -- prevention & control.
Papillomavirus Vaccines.
Cancer Vaccines.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Cancer vaccines. (OCoLC)fst00845608
Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Prevention. (OCoLC)fst00851520
Humaan papillomavirus.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stern, Peter L.
Kitchener, Henry C.
Other Form: Print version: Vaccines for the prevention of cervical cancer. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780199543458 (DLC) 2009417494 (OCoLC)271769205
ISBN 9780191575457 (electronic bk.)
0191575453 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051591738
AU@ 000062595069
DEBBG BV040834240
DEBBG BV043168738
DEBBG BV044167213
DEBSZ 421395591
NZ1 14694020

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