HPV: Cervical peeling as treatment for precancerous conditions

A new treatment for the pre-stages of cervical cancer has been developed, caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. The treatment involves using 85% trichloroacetic acid, an acid that is traditionally used for medical and cosmetic skin peeling. The scientists showed that complete remission was achieved in 82% of the patients after only one application. Moreover, the new treatment is very easy for experts to use and is very cost-effective. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)