Fruit flies could be key to fighting cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus

Posted by on August 18, 2016 8:59 pm
Categories: health

HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the US and has been identified as a cause of cancer in women. A team of researchers has completed studies on fruit flies with a condition that mimics a form of HPV-induced cancer. The fly models they developed may help scientists understand the underlying mechanism by which HPV can cause cancer.

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