An investigation into the presence of human papilloma virus (HPV) in breast cancer specimens from Hong Kong patients
Dr Kwong, Ava (Principal investigator)
Dr Ng Enders Kai On (Co-Investigator)
Breast cancer, HPV, qPCR
HKU Project Code
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases - Mini Grants
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.