BSE Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni Publish Manuscript in Cancer Causes and Control (CACO)
Published: Thursday, January 26, 2023
Sameer Vali Gopalani, Amanda E. Janitz, Janis E. Campbell, Sixia Chen, Sydney A. Martinez, Ashley H. White, Amber S. Anderson, and Jennifer D. Peck published a manuscript in the Cancer Causes & Control journal titled “HPV vaccination coverage and factors among American Indians in Cherokee Nation”. In this paper, the researchers found that persistent infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) is a cause of cervical cancer and is linked with other cancers. The burden of these HPV-associated cancers is disproportionately higher among American Indian and Alaska Native persons. Nationally, the incidence of HPV-associated cancers was 1.2 times higher among American Indian and Alaska Native women.
You can read the full manuscript at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10552-022-01662-y