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  1. Nasopharyngeal carcinomas (NPC) are consistently associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Though NPCs are more radiosensitive and chemosensitive than other tumors of the upper aero-digestive tract, many t...

    Authors: Benjamin Vérillaud, Mélanie Gressette, Yannis Morel, Carine Paturel, Philippe Herman, Kwok Wai Lo, Sai Wah Tsao, Michel Wassef, Anne-Sophie Jimenez-Pailhes and Pierre Busson
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:36
  2. Recent clinical and pre-clinical data demonstrate that adjuvant antimicrobial therapy is beneficial in cancer treatment. There could be several reasons for this effect, which include treating cancer associated...

    Authors: Kenneth Alibek, Aliya Bekmurzayeva, Assel Mussabekova and Bolat Sultankulov
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:33
  3. Women with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) persistence are characterized by high levels of IL-10 at cervix. We have determined whether polymorphisms of IL-10 gene promoter might be associated with increased risk o...

    Authors: Kirvis Torres-Poveda, Ana I Burguete-García, Miguel Cruz, Gabriela A Martínez-Nava, Margarita Bahena-Román, Esmeralda Ortíz-Flores, Abrahan Ramírez-González, Guillermina López-Estrada, Karina Delgado-Romero and Vicente Madrid-Marina
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:32
  4. Infectious etiology in lymphoproliferative diseases has always been suspected. The pathogenic roles of human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) in acute leukemia have been of great interest. Discordant results to establish...

    Authors: Nefzi Faten, Gautheret-Dejean Agnès, Ben Fredj Nadia, Abid Ben Salem Nabil, Zaier Monia, Khelif Abderrahim, Agut Henri, Feki Salma and Aouni Mahjoub
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:31
  5. The major cause of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Most CIN grade 2 and 3 lesions are treated with cone excision, although a substantial propor...

    Authors: Ane Cecilie Munk, Irene Tveiterås Øvestad, Einar Gudlaugsson, Kjell Løvslett, Bent Fiane, Bianca van Diermen-Hidle, Arnold-Jan Kruse, Ivar Skaland, Emiel AM Janssen and Jan PA Baak
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:30
  6. The Hedgehog (Hh) proteins comprise a group of secreted proteins that regulate cell growth, differentiation and survival. Inappropriate activation of the Hh signaling pathway has been implicated in the develop...

    Authors: Asfandyar Sheikh, Arsalan Ahmad Alvi, Hafiz Muhammad Aslam and Abdul Haseeb
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:29
  7. The epidemic of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa varies significantly across countries in the region with high prevalence in Southern Africa and Nigeria. Cancer is increasingly identified as a complication of HIV inf...

    Authors: Elima Jedy-Agba and Clement Adebamowo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:28
  8. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) encodes an oncogenic factor, HBx, which is a multifunctional protein that can induce dysfunctional regulation of signaling pathways, transcription, and cell cycle progression, among oth...

    Authors: Sergio Hernández, Mauricio Venegas, Javier Brahm and Rodrigo A Villanueva
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:27
  9. The aim of this study is to describe the prevalence of HPV types in invasive cervical cancers in Italy from 1996 to 2008.

    Authors: Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Mario Sideri, Francesca Maria Carozzi, Amina Vocaturo, Franco Maria Buonaguro, Maria Lina Tornesello, Elena Burroni, Luciano Mariani, Sara Boveri, Leandra Maria Zaffina and Francesco Chini
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:26
  10. An increasing incidence of malignant mesothelioma (MM) cases in patients with low levels of asbestos exposure suggests the interference of alternative cofactors. SV40 infection was detected, as co-morbidity fa...

    Authors: Martina Girardelli, Iva Maestri, Rosa R Rinaldi, Mauro Tognon, Renzo Boldorini, Massimo Bovenzi, Sergio Crovella and Manola Comar
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:25
  11. This article reviews the existing realities in Uganda to identify opportunities and potential obstacles of providing universal routine HPV vaccination to young adolescent girls. Cervical cancer is a public hea...

    Authors: Cecily Banura, Florence M Mirembe, Anne R Katahoire, Proscovia B Namujju and Edward K Mbidde
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:24
  12. This is a report on some of the research activities currently ongoing in Italy as outlined at the “Viruses and solid tumors” meeting jointly organized by the Oncology Sections of IRCCS Policlinico “San Matteo”...

    Authors: Vittorio Perfetti, Mattia Ricotti, Franco Buonaguro, Umberto Tirelli and Paolo Pedrazzoli
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:23
  13. Mice latently infected with murine gammaherpesvirus 68 (HV-68) and transplanted with 4 T1 breast cancer cells developed exacerbated metastatic lesions when compared to controls. The mechanisms responsible for ...

    Authors: Daniel A Nelson, Vinita S Chauhan, Melanie D Tolbert and Kenneth L Bost
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:22
  14. EBV DNA is found within the malignant cells of 10% of gastric cancers. Modern molecular technology facilitates identification of virus-related biochemical effects that could assist in early diagnosis and disea...

    Authors: Weihua Tang, Douglas R Morgan, Michael O Meyers, Ricardo L Dominguez, Enrique Martinez, Kennichi Kakudo, Pei Fen Kuan, Natalie Banet, Hind Muallem, Kimberly Woodward, Olga Speck and Margaret L Gulley
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:21
  15. Bladder cancer is a common malignancy in Egypt. A history of urinary tract infection can be considered as a risk factor for bladder cancer. Escherichia coli (E. coli) infection is responsible for 70% of urinary t...

    Authors: Hala El-Mosalamy, Tarek M Salman, Abeer M Ashmawey and Nada Osama
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:19
  16. This study examined whether there is a positive correlation existed between cervical and oral High Risk-Human Papilloma Viruses (HR-HPV) types 16, 18 infections in patients with clinically confirmed cervical l...

    Authors: Abdelbaset Mohamed Elasbali, El Din Afra Hassan Saad, Abdallah Rania Abdeen Hussein and Ahmed Hussain Gadelkarim
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:17
  17. Galectin-9 is a mammalian lectin which possesses immunosuppressive properties. Excessive production of galectin-9 has been reported in two types of human virus-associated diseases chronic hepatitis C and nasop...

    Authors: Clément Barjon, Toshiro Niki, Benjamin Vérillaud, Paule Opolon, Pierre Bedossa, Mitsuomi Hirashima, Stéphanie Blanchin, Michel Wassef, Hugo R Rosen, Anne-Sophie Jimenez, Ming Wei and Pierre Busson
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:16
  18. Liver disease is the second cause of death among HIV patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Europe. HIV patients have a high prevalence of chronic HBV (6–10%) and HCV (33%) co-infec...

    Authors: Pasquale De Nardo, Magdalena Viscione, Angela Corpolongo, Rita Bellagamba, Giovanni Vennarecci, Giuseppe Maria Ettorre, Elisa Gentilotti, Chiara Tommasi and Emanuele Nicastri
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:15
  19. Compounds that can act as agonists for toll-like receptors (TLRs) may be promising candidates for the development of drugs against infectious diseases and cancer. The present study aimed to characterize the im...

    Authors: Wagner J Fávaro, Odilon S Nunes, Fabio RF Seiva, Iseu S Nunes, Lisa K Woolhiser, Nelson Durán and Anne J Lenaerts
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:14
  20. Head & Neck Cancer (HNC) is one of the most common malignancies worldwide and among oral neoplasias about 90-92% are squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC). Alcohol and tobacco consumption have been recognized as the...

    Authors: Chloé Bertolus, Patrick Goudot, Antoine Gessain and Nicolas Berthet
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:13
  21. Most infections with human papillomavirus (HPV) are resolved without clinical intervention, but a minority evolves into chronic lesions of distinct grades, including cervical-uterine cancer. It is known that i...

    Authors: Jorge Hernández-Montes, Leticia Rocha-Zavaleta, Alberto Monroy-García, Benny Weiss-Steider, María del Carmen Zaragoza-Ortega, Fernando Cruz-Talonia, Omar Cruz y Cruz, Laura Bonifaz-Alfonso, Adriana Karina Chávez-Rueda, Martha Patricia Rojo-Aguilar, María Victoria Legorreta-Haquet and María de Lourdes Mora-García
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:12
  22. Controversy exists as to the ability of human gammaherpesviruses to cause or exacerbate breast cancer disease in patients. The difficulty in conducting definitive human studies can be over come by investigatin...

    Authors: Vinita S Chauhan, Daniel A Nelson, Lopamudra Das Roy, Pinku Mukherjee and Kenneth L Bost
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7:11
  23. Authors: Warren Phipps, Jackson Orem, Innocent Mutyaba, James Kafeero, Meei-Li Huang, Stacy Selke, Lisa Bunts, Marla Husnik, Anna Wald, Larry Corey and Corey Casper
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7(Suppl 1):O23

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  24. Authors: Duane Hassane, Jessica Padilla, Rob Kim, Lisa Giulino, Susan Matthew, Wayne Tam, Amy Chadburn, Sharon Barouk, Clement Adebamowo, Lorenzo Leoncini, Tanuja Shet, Mark A Rubin and Ethel Cesarman
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2012 7(Suppl 1):O21

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

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