Nearly two decades ago, experts discovered a relationship between infection with HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. Since then, these experts have learned much more about how HPV can lead to cervical cancer.
Here, what every woman and girl should know about this link.
ASC but cannot exclude
high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL)
When a woman has ASC-US abnormalities, her health professional will
watchful waiting or
human papillomavirus (HPV) testing. ASC-H
abnormalities have a higher risk of being identified as more severe changes and
are evaluated with colposcopy.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Kirtly Jones, MD, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
August 4, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 04, 2011
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