Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 6

HPV Test As Primary Screening Tool

Priya Ganesh Kumar*

Department of Preventive Oncology, Medical Director of Sainiwas Healthcare, India

*Corresponding Author: Priya Ganesh Kumar, Department of Preventive Oncology, Medical Director of Sainiwas Healthcare, India.

Received: April 22, 2022; Published: May 06, 2022

Abstract

WHO Mission statement of Cervical cancer Elimination by 2030 has been a historic moment and has created an impactful global awareness regarding this deadly disease. The triple formula of 90-70-90 has been designed to have a 30% reduction in mortality from cervical cancer to be achieved by 2030. The goal of Cervical cancer elimination is to bring down the cases of cervical cancer below 4 per 100,000 woman. To achieve this goal the targets laid down is 90% coverage of girls fully vaccinated with HPV Vaccine by 15 years of age, 70% of women screened with an HPV test at 35 and 45 years of age and all managed properly, 90% of women identified with preinvasive disease receive adequate treatment and follow up. It is now an established fact that cervical cancer is caused by persistent infection with high-risk HPV strains. 4 out of 5 women in our country is affected with HPV, HPV being a sexually transmitted virus. Persistent high risk (HR) HPV is necessary for development of precursor lesions and cervical cancer. The major steps in cervical carcinogenesis include HPV infection, HPV persistence for a certain period of time, progression to precancer and invasion

Keywords:HPV; Cervical Cancer; Screening

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Citation

Citation: Priya Ganesh Kumar. “HPV Test As Primary Screening Tool". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.6 (2022): 31-34.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Priya Ganesh Kumar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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