New Study At The University of North Carolina Firms Up Promise Of Potential New Cervical Cancer Screening Tool  
5/23/2008 7:50:37 AM

ScienceDaily — New research into the causes of cervical cancer appears to lend weight to the promise of a potential early detection method that could help prevent the disease.

According to a study involving scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) could be a useful clinical marker for increased risk of cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide.