Mexico (Notimex) .- Level 30 percent of deaths in Mexico in women aged 25 years and over due cervical cancer whose main causes of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).
HPV It is transmitted through sexual contact Both men and women are involved in the chain of infection can be asymptomatic carriers.
This disease virus is related to the cause of between 91 and 99 percent of cervical cancer cases.
Sindhu Nair, hematologist and oncologist at X & # 39 Cancer Center, Easton Methodist Hospital said in an internal magazine and infirmary studies that HPV & # 39 is Vaccine-preventable diseases.
"Ideally, the children are 11 or 12 years of age have been vaccinated against HPV first. However, women aged 13 to 26 years and children aged 13 to 21 who have not been vaccinated should do well, "he said.
He recalled that more than 150 subtypes which can affect people, including simple reason warts on the hands or feet.
be on the alert
Women should take place smear annually between 21 and 65 years, accompanied by further evaluation or find at the beginning of the virus.
People need to be aware of genital warts at any and that can generate suspicion that has HPV.
The specialist recommended to ask your doctor about tests for the detection of head and neck cancer each year.