Example sentences for: papilloma

How can you use “papilloma” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The HPV test--for human papilloma virus, which can cause cervical cancer in women over 40--could save many lives in the developing world, where lack of access to Pap tests leads to nearly 200,000 preventable deaths every year.

  • Papilloma causes 95 percent of cervical cancer, and pap smears miss up to 40 percent of infections.

  • Sex with a condom does not prevent transmission of the papilloma virus, the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States.

  • Converging points of evidence implicate infection by high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) types as a critical etiologic factor in cervical tumorigenesis [ 1 ] . Epidemiological and experimental data, however, show that only a small fraction of HPV-infected cervical intraepithelial neoplastic (CIN) lesions progress to invasive cervical carcinoma (CC) [ 2 ] . These findings suggest somatic genetic mutations play a critical role in the initiation and progression of CC.

  • The effects of human papilloma virus E7 proteins on C/EBPα-induced differentiation and growth arrest also suggest that the effects of C/EBPα on proliferation are mechanistically divergent [ 40 ] . Having distinct mechanisms for regulation of gene transcription and proliferation allows a transcription factor to regulate these two critical processes completely independently of one another.


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