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Questions and Answers about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

ISBN-10: 0763781622

ISBN-13: 9780763781620

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Michael L. Krychman, Don S. Dizon

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Written by two renowned physicians, 100 Questions & Answers About Human Papilloma Virus(HPV) provides authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about HPV. This concise guide features up-to-date, easy-to-understand information on the virus, related cancers, vaccination, and prevention. Also included is a chapter for men diagnosed with the disease. Perfect for newly diagnosed patients and their loved ones, this essential text dispels common myths about the virus and gives readers the tools they need to reclaim their health. Key features include: Basics about HPV HPV and Cervical Cancer HPV and Penile Cancer Prevention and Education HPV Vaccination
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 3/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 102
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Pierre Léna is emeritus professor of physics and astrophysics at the university of Paris Diderot-Paris 7 and researcher at the Observatoire de Paris. Daniel Rouan is a director of research of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientific (CNRS) at the Observatoire de Paris. He specialises in very high resolution imaging and develops new optical concepts for observation of exoplanets. François Lebrun is an engineer at the Commissariat à l�énergie atomique. He has participated in major space astronomy missions, notably INTEGRAL. YOU COULD SAY ... an engineer at the French atomic energy authority (CEA). François Mignard is a director of research of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientific (CNRS) at the Observatoire de la Côte d�Azur. He specialises in astrometry and has played a major role in the future European space mission GAIA. Didier Pelat is an astronomer at the Observatoire de Paris. He teaches signal and image processing and has developed powerful mathematical tools for astronomical data processing.

Introduction
The Basics
explain the basics of a virus and how it can affect the human body:
What is a virus?
Do viruses infect humans in the same way?
How do viruses make humans sick once they enter the body?
Basics About HPV
introduce basic facts about the Human Papilloma Virus, including:
How is HPV spread?
What kinds of diseases are caused by HPV?
How can you test for HPV?
HPV and Cervical Disease
discuss the relationships between HPV and other cervical diseases:
What is cervical dysplasia?
Are there different types of dysplasia?
How is it treated?
HPV and Genital Warts
review genital warts, including their diagnosis and treatment options:
What are external genital warts (EGW)?
How are warts treated?
Are there non-surgical therapies for wart treatment?
HPV and Cervical Cancer
discuss the relationship between cervical cancer and HPV:
What exactly is cervical cancer?
How big of a problem is cervical cancer?
How is cervical cancer treated?
HPV and Vaginal Cancer
explain the basics of vaginal cancer:
How common is vaginal cancer?
How is vaginal cancer diagnosed?
How is it staged?
HPV and Vulvar Cancer
discuss the symptoms and treatment options available for those diagnosed with vulvar cancer:
How do women present with vulvar cancer?
Is there a precancerous lesion of the vulva?
What is the primary treatment for vulvar cancer?
HPV and Penile Cancer
discuss the relationship between penile cancer in men and HPV:
What are the symptoms of penile cancer?
How common is cancer of the penis?
Can it be prevented?
HPV and Anal Cancer
provide an overview of anal cancer as it relates to HPV:
What are some of the signs or symptoms of anal cancer?
How is it diagnosed?
How is it treated?
HPV and Head and Neck Cancers
discuss how HPV and different head and neck cancers are associated:
What are the signs and symptoms of head and neck cancers?
How are they staged?
How are head and neck cancers treated?
Prevention and Education
present important information regarding the prevention of HPV and associated cancers:
What should I tell my partner about being HPV positive?
I would like to prevent HPV-associated cancers. What can I do?
If I am pregnant, will being HPV positive be a factor in the delivery of my baby?
HPV Vaccination: What You Should Know
explain common misconceptions and inquiries regarding the HPV vaccination:
What is the cervical cancer vaccine?
What are the side effects to the vaccine?
How long are you protected after you've had the vaccine?
Glossary
Index