By Jonathan S. Berek MD MMS, Neville F. Hacker AM MD
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E7 contains two domains, one of which mediates binding to Rb while the other serves as a substrate for casein kinase II (CKII) phosphorylation. Variations in oncogenic potential between HPV subtypes may be related to differences in the binding efficacy of E7 to Rb. High-risk HPV types contain E7 oncoproteins that bind Rb with more affinity than E7 from low-risk types. The transforming activity of E7 may be increased by CKII mutation, implying a role for this binding site in the development of HPV-mediated neoplasias.
31 HPV-negative cervical cancers are uncommon but have been reported to exhibit overexpression of mutant p53 protein (304). This suggests that inactivation of the p53 tumor suppressor gene either by HPV E6 or by mutation is a requisite event in cervical carcinogenesis. In some studies, the levels of E6 and E7 in invasive cervical cancers have been found to predict outcome, whereas HPV viral load does not (305). Genomic Changes Comparative genomic hybridization techniques have been used to identify chromosomal loci that are either increased or decreased in copy number in cervical cancers.
In premenopausal women who do not have a personal history of breast cancer, estrogen replacement can be safely administered. Although historically there has been concern that estrogen replacement might increase the risk of breast cancer, this risk already is exceedingly high. In addition, systemic estrogen levels are lower in oophorectomized premenopausal women who are taking hormone replacement than if the ovaries had been left in place. The therapeutic benefit of BSO in women with breast cancer has long been appreciated, and more recent studies support the contention that this intervention significantly reduces breast cancer risk in BRCA carriers (191,192).