Which human papillomavirus (HPV) subtype is most commonly associated with adenocarcinoma of the cervix?
Which of the following is associated with a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix but not adenocarcinoma of the cervix?
b. Age at first intercourse
c. Number of lifetime sexual partners
d. Combination oral contraceptive pills
The protein product of the human papillomavirus (HPV) E6 oncogene binds to which of the following tumor-suppressor proteins? After binding, the tumor-suppressor protein is degraded and leads to immortalization of the cell.
Which histologic subtype is represented in the micrograph?
Photograph contributed by Dr. Kelley Carrick.
c. Squamous cell carcinoma
d. Neuroendocrine carcinoma
Which of the following should not be used for hemostasis in cases of life-threatening hemorrhage from cervical cancer?
c. Uterine artery embolization
d. Monsel (ferric subsulfate) solution
In patients with stage I cervical cancer, what percentage of their Pap smears are read as cancer?
A woman comes in for an annual gynecologic examination. During speculum ...