HPV (Human Papilloma virus) is the sexually transmitted disease. There are about 100 types of HPV among them 40 types can lead to cancer of cervix in women and cancer of anus and penis in men. Mostly the body immune system removes the HPV within 2 years but sometimes HPV infection carry on for many years and leads to serious abnormalities, if untreated advances to cancer.
Cervical cancer is the 2nd common cancer affecting the women in the world. Pap smear test, Colposcopy HPV DNA test, is used to diagnose the cervical cancer. Despite of intensive screening many of them are dying every year