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Long-term effectiveness and HPV clearance of low and high-grade cervical lesions treated with photodynamic therapy
Author(s): Natalia Mayumi Inada; Cynthia Aparecida de Castro; Hilde Harb Buzzá; Wellington Lombardi; Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato
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Paper Abstract

Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women worldwide. For Brazil, there are estimated 16,370 new cases of cervical cancer for each year of the biennium of 2018-2019, with an estimated risk of 15.43 cases per 100,000 women, occupying the third position [1]. Persistent infection with Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been identified as the major cause of the Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN), a precursor of cervical cancer. The classification of CIN is based on the cellular features to discriminate dysplasia levels, being CIN 1 as mild dysplasia and CIN 2/3 as moderate or severe dysplasia [2]. Cervical cancer can be prevented with a early CIN diagnosis and treatment [3].

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 2019
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 11070, 17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress, 110706Z (7 August 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2524706
Show Author Affiliations
Natalia Mayumi Inada, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Cynthia Aparecida de Castro, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Hilde Harb Buzzá, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Wellington Lombardi, Woman Health Ambulatory (Brazil)
Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11070:
17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress
Tayyaba Hasan, Editor(s)

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