An investigation into the presence of human papilloma virus (HPV) in breast cancer specimens from Hong Kong patients


Grant Data
Project Title
An investigation into the presence of human papilloma virus (HPV) in breast cancer specimens from Hong Kong patients
Principal Investigator
Dr Kwong, Ava   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Ng Enders Kai On   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
2011-10-01
Completion Date
2012-09-30
Amount
80000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Breast cancer, HPV, qPCR
Discipline
Cancer,Epidemiology
Panel
Medicine
HKU Project Code
11101132
Grant Type
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases - Mini Grants
Funding Year
2011/2012
Status
Completed
Objectives
To use the developed quantitative assays to evaluate the current prevalence of HPV sequences in over 300 breast tumor and normal breast tissue specimens from Hong Kong patients; to determine any assoication between the presence of HPV sequences and various clinical and pathological parameters.