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Recurrence patterns identify aggressive form of human papillomavirus-dependent vulvar cancer.

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Summary of "Recurrence patterns identify aggressive form of human papillomavirus-dependent vulvar cancer."

Vulvar cancer is rare and, as a result, is understudied. Treatment is predominantly surgery, irrespective of the type of vulvar cancer, and is associated with physical, emotional and sexual complications. A cluster of human papillomavirus (HPV)-dependent vulvar cancer patients was identified in Arnhem Land Northern Territory (NT), Australia, in which young Indigenous women were diagnosed at 70 times the national incidence rate.

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Name: The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology
ISSN: 1479-828X
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