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  1. Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is a hepatotropic virus that can establish a persistent and chronic infection in humans. Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection is associated with an increased risk of hepatic decompensati...

    Authors: Sheida Behzadi Sheikhrobat, Shahab Mahmoudvand, Salva Kazemipour-Khabbazi, Zahra Ramezannia, Hossein Bannazadeh Baghi and Somayeh Shokri
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:31
  2. The contribution of the human papillomavirus (HPV) to cancer is significant but not exclusive, as carcinogenesis involves complex mechanisms, notably oxidative stress. Oxidative stress and HPV can independentl...

    Authors: Arash Letafati, Zahra Taghiabadi, Negar Zafarian, Roxana Tajdini, Mozhgan Mondeali, Amir Aboofazeli, Silvia Chichiarelli, Luciano Saso and Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:30
  3. Authors: Charles D. Warden, Preetam Cholli, Hanjun Qin, Chao Guo, Yafan Wang, Chetan Kancharla, Angelique M. Russell, Sylvana Salvatierra, Lorraine Z. Mutsvunguma, Kerin K. Higa, Xiwei Wu, Sharon Wilczynski, Raju Pillai and Javier Gordon Ogembo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:28

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  4. The vagina hosts a community of microorganisms known as the vaginal microbiota. This community is relatively stable and straightforward, with Lactobacillus species being the most dominant members. The vaginal mic...

    Authors: Kasra Javadi, Elaheh Ferdosi-Shahandashti, Mehdi Rajabnia and Mansoor Khaledi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:27
  5. A proportion of head and neck carcinomas (HNSCCs) are induced by high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs) and are associated with better patient outcomes compared to patients with HNSCCs related to tobacco and ...

    Authors: Jana Smahelova, Barbora Pokryvkova, Eliska Stovickova, Marek Grega, Ondrej Vencalek, Michal Smahel, Vladimir Koucky, Simona Malerova, Jan Klozar and Ruth Tachezy
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:26
  6. This paper introduces two cases of multiple myeloma, COVID-19 infection during autologous stem cell transplantation, the treatment process, and different results of the two patients, which provides a reference...

    Authors: Chang Su, Lijun Huang, Liang Liang, Lijia Ou, Guige Lu, Caiqin Wang, Yizi He, Ruolan Zeng, Yajun Li, Hui Zhou and Ling Xiao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:25
  7. The World Health Organization recommends human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for primary cervical cancer screening, including among women living with HIV (WLWH). Low-and-middle-income countries account for 85% ...

    Authors: Chemtai Mungo, Anagha Guliam, Lameck Chinula, Federica Inturrisi, Lizzie Msowoya, Tawonga Mkochi, Siniya Jawadu, Silvia de Sanjosé, Mark Schiffman, Jennifer H. Tang and Jennifer S. Smith
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:24
  8. Human T-cell Lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) belongs to retroviridae which is connected to two major diseases, including HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) and Adult T-cell leu...

    Authors: Arash Letafati, Atefeh Bahavar, Alijan Tabarraei, Mehdi Norouzi, Abdollah Amiri and Sayed-Hamidreza Mozhgani
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:23
  9. Cervical cancer screening strategies should ideally be informed by population-specific data. Strategies recommended for secondary prevention, are often inadequately studied in populations with high cervical di...

    Authors: Greta Dreyer, Cathy Visser, Gerrit Jan Dreyer, Matthys H. Botha, Frederick H. van der Merwe, Karin L. Richter and Leon C. Snyman
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:22
  10. This study compared the prevalences of metabolic syndrome and of cardiac or kidney comorbidities among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) associated with metabolic dysfunction-related fatty liver dis...

    Authors: Da-Long Yang, Shao-Ping Liu, Hong-Liang Wang, Jian-Rong Li, Jia-Yong Su, Min-Jun Li, Yu-Xian Teng, Zhu-Jian Deng, Zhong-Hai Li, Jian-Li Huang, Ping-Ping Guo, Liang Ma, Zhen-Zhen Li and Jian-Hong Zhong
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:21
  11. Cytokines/chemokines play essential roles in the occurrence and progression of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. This study aimed to observe the expression patterns of 10 related cytokines/chemokines in the s...

    Authors: Yanfang Jia, Xiaolei Jiao, Wenxia Shi, Ying Luo, Huiling Xiang, Jing Liang and Yingtang Gao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:20
  12. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation (HBVr) is a major concern for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients undergoing hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) using mFOLFOX6 regimen. There is insufficient...

    Authors: Lijie Zhang, Yiming Liu, Songlin Song, Joyman Makamure, Heshui Shi, Chuansheng Zheng and Bin Liang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:19
  13. A study coordinated by Groesbeck Parham and Mark Schiffman describes a novel approach to single-visit, point-of-care cervical screening and triage for low and middle income countries (LMICs) that uses an HPV s...

    Authors: Eric J Suba
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:18
  14. Hepatitis C patients with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis are at high risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), even after sustained virological response (SVR). Clinical recommendations impose a signif...

    Authors: Shanshan Xu, Lixia Qiu, Liang Xu, Yali Liu and Jing Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:17
  15. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility and applicability of an online cervical cancer screening program using a website as the public platform and self-collected HPV testing as the primary screening method.

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Hui Du, Chun Wang, Xia Huang, Xinfeng Qu and Ruifang Wu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:16
  16. Epidemiological research and systematic meta-analyses indicate a higher risk of B-cell lymphomas in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared to non-infected individuals. However, the genetic link...

    Authors: Leihua Fu, Jieni Yu, Zhe Chen, Feidan Gao, Zhijian Zhang, Jiaping Fu, Weiying Feng, Pan Hong and Jing Jin
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:15
  17. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary malignant tumor of the liver. Osteoclast-like giant cells (OGCs) are relatively more common in pancreatic cancer, but extremely rare in HCC. Currently,...

    Authors: Lixia Lu, Li Wang, Can Peng, Li Chen, Ximan He, Chenning Shao, Chunnian Wang and Rong Ge
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:14
  18. Little is known about the outcome for HIV-associated Hodgkin lymphoma (HIV-HL) as this is less common than HIV-negative lymphoma. Therefore, we performed a multi-center study to analyze the clinical characteri...

    Authors: Lirong Xiao, Chaoyu Wang, Sai Ma, Yifan Wang, Liping Guan, Juyi Wu, Wei Zhang, Yao Liu and Yan Wu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:12
  19. Numerous studies have shown that Schistosoma japonicum infection correlates with an increased risk of liver hepatocellular carcinoma (LIHC). However, data regarding the role of this infection in LIHC oncogenesis ...

    Authors: Shuyan Sheng, Bangjie Chen, Ruiyao Xu, Yanxun Han, Deshen Mao, Yuerong Chen, Conghan Li, Wenzhuo Su, Xinyang Hu, Qing Zhao, Scott Lowe, Yuting Huang, Wei Shao and Yong Yao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:10
  20. Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) is associated with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). In tumor cells the MCPyV large T antigen (LT-Ag) is frequently found truncated and this is considered a m...

    Authors: Rosaria Arvia, Mauro Sollai, Daniela Massi, Patricia Asensio-Calavia, Carmelo Urso and Krystyna Zakrzewska
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:9
  21. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is prevalent in southern China. EBV DNA is the most useful biomarker in NPC. However, the value of EBV DNA in posttreatment NPC patients infected with severe acute respiratory sy...

    Authors: Cheng Lin, Meifang Li, Yingying Lin, Yu Zhang, Hanchuan Xu, Bijuan Chen, Xia Yan and Yun Xu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:8
  22. Antiviral therapies that target herpesviruses are clinically important. Nelfinavir is a protease inhibitor that targets the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) aspartyl protease. Previous studies demonstrated t...

    Authors: Maggie Li, Barbara J. Smith, Jaeyeun Lee, Jennifer Petr, Nicole M. Anders, Robyn Wiseman, Michelle A. Rudek, Richard F. Ambinder and Prashant J. Desai
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:7
  23. Scaling up surgical services for cervical cancer in low and middle income countries requires quantification of the need for those services. The aim of this study was to estimate the global burden of cervical c...

    Authors: Emma R Allanson, Syed Nabeel Zafar, Chidinma P Anakwenze, Kathleen M Schmeler, Edward L Trimble and Surbhi Grover
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:5
  24. Our aim was to assess the trend in gynaecologic cancer (GC) mortality in the period from 2010 to 2022 in the United States, with focus on the impact of the pandemic on increased deaths.

    Authors: Yuyan Xi, Yuxin Guo, Sikai Qiu, Fan Lv, Yujiao Deng, Jingyi Xie, Zixuan Xing, Yajing Bo, Chenyu Chang, Fan Zhang, Fanpu Ji and Mu Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:4
  25. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which is featured with high morbidity and mortality worldwide, is a primary malignant tumor of the liver. Recently, there is a wealth of supporting evidence revealing that NK ce...

    Authors: Zhengmei Lu, Xiaowei Chai, Yong Pan and Shibo Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:3
  26. Women in Africa are experiencing a rising burden of endometrial cancer. Research and investment to improve treatment and outcomes are critically needed. We systematically reviewed and characterized endometrial...

    Authors: Chidinma P. Anakwenze, Agnes Ewongwo, Louisa Onyewadume, Ademola Oyekan, Chinelo Onwualu Chigbo, Luca Valle, Yimin Geng, Paul Olapade, Kenechukwu Okwunze, Nwamaka Lasebikan, Anuja Jhingran, Onyinye D. Balogun and Atara Ntekim
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:2
  27. Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) comprises a rare malignant primary skin tumor presenting neuroendocrine differentiation. Recently, agents blocking the programmed cell death protein 1 and programmed cell death prot...

    Authors: Stella Meireles Siqueira, Gabriella Campos-do-Carmo, Paulo Ricardo Garcia da Silva, Isabele Ávila Small and Andreia Cristina De Melo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:1
  28. Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Evidences show that, routine immunization of girls at age 14 year and immunization of girls at age 9 year through a 5 years extended interval between...

    Authors: Mulugeta Wassie, Alebachew Ferede Zegeye, Wondesen Worku, Tiruye Sisay, Tsadik Eyob and Daniel Ayelegne Gebeyehu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:84
  29. The era of precision medicine requires the achievement of accurate risk assessment. Polygenic risk scores (PRSs) have strong potential for increasing the benefits of nationwide cancer screening programs. The c...

    Authors: Anna Tisler, Anneli Uusküla, Sven Erik Ojavee, Kristi Läll and Triin Laisk
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:82
  30. Cervical cancer is preventable through screening and vaccination against high-risk human papillomavirus (hr-HPV). For a screening program to be successful it is vital that the clinical management and follow-up...

    Authors: Avalon Sundqvist, Johanna Nicklasson, Pernilla Olausson and Christer Borgfeldt
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:81
  31. Previous studies achieved low microbial detection rates in lymphoma patients with interstitial pneumonia (IP) after chemotherapy. However, the metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) is a comprehensive a...

    Authors: Dian Jin, Jing Le, Qianqian Yang, Qianqian Cai, Hui Dai, Liufei Luo, Jiaqi Tong and Wenxiu Shu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:80
  32. Despite the introduction of combined antiretroviral therapy, the clinical outcomes of HIV-associated Burkitt lymphoma (BL) remain poor.

    Authors: Jinrong Zhao, Haiyan Min, Yunhong Huang, Yaokai Chen, Min Wang, Lirong Xiao, Guo Wei, Yan Wu, Yao Liu and Wei Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:79
  33. The role of high-risk human papillomaviruses (hr-HPVs) in cervical cancer (CC) pathogenesis has long been established. Knowledge about the involvement of hr-HPVs in the etiology of nasopharyngeal cancers (NPC)...

    Authors: Sheila Santa, Charles A. Brown, Patrick K. Akakpo, Lawrence Edusei, Osbourne Quaye and Emmanuel A. Tagoe
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:78
  34. It is commonly accepted that host genes show high methylation in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 (CIN3) or worse (CIN3+). However, study quality varies, as does the clinical performance of markers in diff...

    Authors: Yuxiang Liu, Yan Chen, Jing Xiong, Peng Zhu, Yuhang An, Shu Li, Puxiang Chen and Qing Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:77
  35. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) among HPV-positive women undergoing colposcopy at the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South Un...

    Authors: Mengjie Jiang, Hui Ding, Ling He, Danning Xu, Ping Jiang, Haoneng Tang, Qian Wang, Xuemei Wang and Lingli Tang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:76
  36. Laryngeal cancer ranks as the second most prevalent upper airway malignancy, following Lung cancer. Although some progress has been made in managing laryngeal cancer, the 5-year survival rate is disappointing....

    Authors: Meixuan Wan, Xinxin Yang, Lin He and Hongxue Meng
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:75
  37. In addition to the conventional aetiologic agents of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) such as tobacco usage, alcohol consumption and betel quid usage, it has been established that a proportion of ...

    Authors: Hans Prakash Sathasivam, Sangeetha Passu Davan, Szu May Chua, Rahmuna Fazlina Rohaizat, Rohaizam Japar, Zahirrudin Zakaria, Abd Razak Ahmad, Hasmah Hashim, Shashi Gopalan Marimuthu, Yew Toong Liew, Doh Jeing Yong, Pappathy Vairavan, Avatar Singh Mohan Singh, Benjamin Hong Beng Goh, Zulkifli Yusof, Khairul Azlan Shahril Abu Dahari…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:74
  38. Metastasis has emerged as a major impediment to achieve successful therapeutic outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Nonetheless, the intricate molecular mechanisms governing the progression of HCC remai...

    Authors: Xiu Chen, Yu Zhang, Pingping Zhang, Mengzhu Wei, Tian Tian, Yanling Guan, Chenchen Han, Wei Wei and Yang Ma
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:73
  39. The persistence of HPV infection is a significant etiological factor in the development of cervical cancer. The present study investigated the prevalence and genotype distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV)...

    Authors: Qiong Chen, Wanglei Qu, Yu Zhao, Li Shu, Yi Wang and Xiangnan Chen
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:72
  40. Although the role of viral agents, such as human papillomavirus (e.g. HPV16, HPV18) in colorectal cancer (CRC) has been previously investigated, results remain inconclusive.

    Authors: Luisa Galati, Purnima Gupta, Antonio Tufaro, Mariarosaria Marinaro, Concetta Saponaro, David Israel Escobar Marcillo, Donato Loisi, Rajdip Sen, Alexis Robitaille, Rosario N. Brancaccio, Cyrille Cuenin, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Angelo Virgilio Paradiso, Václav Liška, Pavel Souček, Francesco Alfredo Zito…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:71
  41. Understanding the role of naturally acquired (i.e., infection-induced) human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies against reinfection is important given the high incidence of this sexually transmitted infection. Ho...

    Authors: Kana Yokoji, Katia Giguère, Talía Malagón, Minttu M. Rönn, Philippe Mayaud, Helen Kelly, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Mélanie Drolet, Marc Brisson, Marie-Claude Boily and Mathieu Maheu-Giroux
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:70
  42. Cancer, as a complex, heterogeneous disease, is currently affecting millions of people worldwide. Even if the most common traditional treatments, namely, chemotherapy (CTx) and radiotherapy (RTx), have been so...

    Authors: Iman Owliaee, Mehran khaledian, Armin Khaghani Boroujeni and Ali Shojaeian
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:69
  43. Invasive cervical cancer (ICC) is an HIV-associated cancer that is preventable and precancerous stages including early ICC stages could be detected through screening offering opportunities for treatment and cu...

    Authors: Jonah Musa, Masha Kocherginsky, Francis A. Magaji, Ali J. Maryam, Joyce Asufi, Danjuma Nenrot, Kirsten Burdett, Neelima Katam, Elizabeth N. Christian, Nisha Palanisamy, Olukemi Odukoya, Olugbenga A. Silas, Fatimah Abdulkareem, Philip Akpa, Kabir Badmos, Godwin E. Imade…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:68

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