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  1. Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is the most common AIDS-defining tumour in HIV-infected individuals in Africa. Kaposi sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) infection precedes development of KS. KSHV co-infection may be associated w...

    Authors: Mhairi Maskew, A Patrick MacPhail, Denise Whitby, Matthias Egger, Carole L Wallis and Matthew P Fox
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:22
  2. The need to review cervical cancer prevention strategies has been triggered by the availability of new prevention tools linked to human papillomavirus (HPV): vaccines and screening tests. To consider these inn...

    Authors: Catterina Ferreccio, Vanessa Van De Wyngard, Fabiola Olcay, M Angélica Domínguez, Klaus Puschel, Alejandro H Corvalán, Silvia Franceschi and Peter JF Snijders
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:21
  3. Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with uterine cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and invasive cancers (ICC). Approximately 80% of ICC cases are diagnosed in under-developed countri...

    Authors: Adriana C Vidal, Susan K Murphy, Brenda Y Hernandez, Brandi Vasquez, John A Bartlett, Olola Oneko, Pendo Mlay, Joseph Obure, Francine Overcash, Jennifer S Smith, Mike van der Kolk and Cathrine Hoyo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:20
  4. HPV16 variants are associated with different risks for development of CIN3 and invasive cancer, although all are carcinogenic. The relationship of HPV 16 variants to cancer survival has not been studied.

    Authors: Rosemary E Zuna, Erin Tuller, Nicolas Wentzensen, Cara Mathews, Richard A Allen, Rebecca Shanesmith, S Terence Dunn, Michael A Gold, Sophia S Wang, Joan Walker and Mark Schiffman
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:19
  5. There is increasing evidence for the role of High Risk (HR) Human PapillomaVirus (HPV) in the pathogenesis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC). The E6 and E7 oncogenes from HR HPVs are responsible for the d...

    Authors: Vito Rodolico, Walter Arancio, Marco C Amato, Francesco Aragona, Francesco Cappello, Olga Di Fede, Giuseppe Pannone and Giuseppina Campisi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:18
  6. We present here a case of young male with complaints of fever and swelling in the neck for eight months. History of progressive weakness associated with weight loss was present. Physical examination revealed p...

    Authors: Rakshit Kumar, Mradul K Daga, Nitish L Kamble, Arpit Sothwal, Tejinder Singh, Hemanta K Nayak and Nishant Raizada
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:17
  7. The eruption of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) and aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in young homosexual men in 1981 in the West heralded the onset of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection epidemic, which ...

    Authors: Sam M Mbulaiteye, Kishor Bhatia, Clement Adebamowo and Annie J Sasco
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:16
  8. Immune modulation by parasites may influence susceptibility to bacteria and viruses. We examined the association between current parasite infections, HIV and syphilis (measured in blood or stool samples using ...

    Authors: Katie Wakeham, Emily L Webb, Ismail Sebina, Lawrence Muhangi, Wendell Miley, W Thomas Johnson, Juliet Ndibazza, Alison M Elliott, Denise Whitby and Robert Newton
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:15
  9. Since behavioral factors are significant determinants of population health, addressing prostate cancer (CaP)-related health beliefs and cultural beliefs are key weapons to fight this deadly disease. This study...

    Authors: Folakemi T Odedina, Getachew Dagne, Shannon Pressey, Oladapo Odedina, Frank Emanuel, John Scrivens, R Renee Reams, Angela Adams and Margareth LaRose-Pierre
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  10. Dietary polyphenols are antioxidants that can scavenge biological free radicals, and chemoprevent diseases with biological oxidation as their main etiological factor. In this paper, we review our laboratory da...

    Authors: Sunday Eneojo Atawodi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  11. Prostate cancer (CaP) disparities in the black man calls for concerted research efforts. This review explores the trend and focus of CaP research activities in Nigeria, one of the ancestral nations for black m...

    Authors: Titilola O Akinremi, Chidiebere N Ogo and Ayodeji O Olutunde
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  12. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been reported to reduce the bone mineral density (BMD) in men with prostate cancer (CaP). However, Afro-Caribbeans are under-represented in most studies. The aim was to d...

    Authors: Belinda F Morrison, Ingrid E Burrowes, William D Aiken, Richard G Mayhew, Horace M Fletcher and Marvin E Reid
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  13. African-American black men race is one of non-modifiable risk factors confirmed for prostate cancer. Many studies have been done in USA among African- American population to evaluate prostate cancer disparitie...

    Authors: Fasnéwindé A Kabore, Barnabé Zango, Adama Sanou, Clotaire Yameogo and Brahima Kirakoya
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  14. Prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer of men (913 000 new cases, 13.8% of the total) and the fifth most common cancer overall. Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of death from ...

    Authors: Olufemi J Ogunbiyi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  15. The advanced disease clinical presentations, higher morbidity and mortality rates and lack of available treatment options in prostate cancer care, attest to disparities in the delivery and outcomes of urologic...

    Authors: Robin Roberts
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  16. The gap in research capacity between low and high resource countries and the effect on the global trend of health research cannot be ignored any more. Therefore the need for research collaboration between the ...

    Authors: Titilola O Akinremi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  17. Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of death from cancer among men worldwide. We have previously reported that prostate cancer survival rates for Caribbean-born males in the US was similar to survival r...

    Authors: Camille Ragin, Batsirai Mutetwa, Alison Attong-Rogers, Veronica Roach and Emanuela Taioli
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  18. The most common male malignancy in the United States is prostate cancer; however its rate of occurrence varies significantly among ethnic groups. In a previous cDNA microarray study on CaP tumors from African ...

    Authors: R Renee Reams, Krishna Rani Kalari, Honghe Wang, Folakemi T Odedina, Karam FA Soliman and Clayton Yates
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S1

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 2

  19. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms within TP 53 gene (codon 72 exon 4, rs1042522, encoding either arginine or proline) and MDM2 promoter (SNP309; rs2279744), have been independently associated with increased risk of...

    Authors: Valeria Di Vuolo, Luigi Buonaguro, Francesco Izzo, Simona Losito, Gerardo Botti, Franco M Buonaguro and Maria Lina Tornesello
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:13
  20. Cervical cancer, caused by persistent infection with carcinogenic human papillomavirus (HR-HPV), is particularly prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa and is associated with a high mortality rate. Some studies in We...

    Authors: Megan A Clarke, Julia C Gage, Kayode O Ajenifuja, Nicolas A Wentzensen, Akinfolarin C Adepiti, Sholom Wacholder, Robert D Burk and Mark Schiffman
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:12
  21. Limited data are available on the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes in the general population and in invasive cervical cancer (ICC) in Uganda. Yet, with the advent of preventive HPV vaccines...

    Authors: Cecily Banura, Florence M Mirembe, Anne R Katahoire, Proscovia B Namujju, Anthony K Mbonye and Fred M Wabwire
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:11
  22. There is a jaw cancer that develops in children five to eight years old in holoendemic malaria regions of Africa, associated to malaria and Epstein Barr virus infections (EBV). This malignancy is known as ende...

    Authors: Filiberto Malagon, Jorge Gonzalez-Angulo, Elba Carrasco and Lilia Robert
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:10
  23. Human papillomavirus high risk (HPV-HR) type 16 is a significant risk factor for head and neck cancers (HNC) independent of tobacco and alcohol. The purpose of this study was to determine whether antibody leve...

    Authors: Linda M Rubenstein, Elaine M Smith, Michael Pawlita, Thomas H Haugen, Eva Hamšiková and Lubomir P Turek
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:9
  24. While the association of human papillomavirus (HPV) with cervical cancer is well established, the influence of HIV on the risk of this disease in sub-Saharan Africa remains unclear. To assess the risk of invas...

    Authors: Michael Odida, Sven Sandin, Florence Mirembe, Bernhard Kleter, Wim Quint and Elisabete Weiderpass
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:8
  25. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Epstein Barr virus (EBV) have been found in breast carcinomas (BCs) around the world. In this study, fifty-five BCs from Chile were analyzed for HPV and EBV presence. In addition...

    Authors: Francisco Aguayo, Noureen Khan, Chihaya Koriyama, Carolina González, Sandra Ampuero, Oslando Padilla, Luisa Solís, Yoshito Eizuru, Alejandro Corvalán and Suminori Akiba
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:7
  26. Previous studies have shown a positive association between chronic typhoid carriage and biliary cancers. We compared serum Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi antibody titers between biliary tract cancer cases, bil...

    Authors: Mahboobeh Safaeian, Yu-Tang Gao, Lori C Sakoda, Sabah M Quraishi, Asif Rashid, Bing-Shen Wang, Jinbo Chen, James Pruckler, Eric Mintz and Ann W Hsing
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:6
  27. Seroepidemiological surveys show that the prevalence of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) infection mostly varies in various geographical areas and reflects the local incidence of classic and endemic KS, being wides...

    Authors: Somayeh Jalilvand, Zabihollah Shoja, Talat Mokhtari-Azad, Rakhshandeh Nategh and Ahmad Gharehbaghian
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:5
  28. Cancer statistics report an increased incidence of OSCC and OPSCC around the world. Though improvements in screening and early diagnosis have dramatically reduced the incidence of this neoplasm in recent years...

    Authors: Giuseppe Pannone, Angela Santoro, Silvana Papagerakis, Lorenzo Lo Muzio, Gaetano De Rosa and Pantaleo Bufo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:4
  29. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignant tumor which arises in surface epithelium of the posterior wall of the nasopharynx. There's is evidence that Epstein Barr virus (EBV) is associated to NPC developme...

    Authors: Nadia Laantri, Mohammed Attaleb, Mostafa Kandil, Fadwa Naji, Tarik Mouttaki, R'kia Dardari, Khalid Belghmi, Nadia Benchakroun, Mohammed El Mzibri and Meriem Khyatti
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:3
  30. HPV type distribution by cytological status represents useful information to predict the impact of mass vaccination on screening programs.

    Authors: Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Francesco Chini, Simonetta Bisanzi, Elena Burroni, Giuseppe Carillo, Amedeo Lattanzi, Claudio Angeloni, Aurora Scalisi, Rosalba Macis, Maria T Pini, Paola Capparucci, Gabriella Guasticchi and Francesca M Carozzi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:2
  31. Human papillomavirus (HPV) E6/E7 type-specific oncogenes are required for cervical carcinogenesis. Current PCR protocols for genotyping high-risk HPV in cervical screening are not standardized and usually use con...

    Authors: Michael Dictor and Janina Warenholt
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6:1
  32. Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is found in 10% of all gastric adenocarcinomas but its role in tumor development and maintenance remains unclear. The objective of this study was to examine EBV-mediated dysregulation ...

    Authors: Julie L Ryan, Richard J Jones, Shannon C Kenney, Ashley G Rivenbark, Weihua Tang, Elizabeth RW Knight, William B Coleman and Margaret L Gulley
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:27
  33. Knowledge of the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes among women with cervical lesion and in invasive cervical cancer is crucial to guide the introduction of prophylactic vaccines. There is no...

    Authors: Magdi M Salih, Mohamed El Safi, Keith Hart, Khater Tobi and Ishag Adam
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:26
  34. Previous studies have either investigated the relationship of HPV with oral cancer or the prevalence of HPV on the oral cavity. The purpose of this investigation was to study the prevalence of HPV in oral cavi...

    Authors: Luis O Sánchez-Vargas, Cecilia Díaz-Hernández and Alejandro Martinez-Martinez
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:25
  35. Concerns have been raised that the proportion of cervical cancer preventable by human papillomavirus (HPV) 16/18 vaccines might be lower in sub-Saharan Africa than elsewhere.

    Authors: Clement Okolo, Silvia Franceschi, Isaac Adewole, Jaiye O Thomas, Michele Follen, Peter JF Snijders, Chris JLM Meijer and Gary M Clifford
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:24
  36. Ecologic and in vitro studies suggest that exposures to plants or soil may influence risk of Kaposi sarcoma (KS).

    Authors: James J Goedert, Giuseppe Calamusa, Carmelo Dazzi, Anna Perna, Colleen Pelser, Lesley A Anderson, Camille Madsen, Liliana R Preiss, Matt Airola, Barry I Graubard, Angelo Messina, Carmela Lauria and Nino Romano
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:23
  37. Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV, also called Human herpesvirus 8 or HHV8) is a γ-2 herpesvirus that causes Kaposi sarcoma. KSHV seroprevalence rates vary geographically with variable rates recorded...

    Authors: Mercy Guech-Ongey, Murielle Verboom, Ruth M Pfeiffer, Thomas F Schulz, Christopher M Ndugwa, Anchilla M Owor, Paul M Bakaki, Kishor Bhatia, Constança Figueiredo, Britta Eiz-Vesper, Rainer Blasczyk and Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:21
  38. Although human papillomavirus (HPV) genome has been detected in lung cancer, its prevalence is highly variable around the world. Higher frequencies have been reported in far-east Asian countries, when compared...

    Authors: Francisco Aguayo, Muhammad Anwar, Chihaya Koriyama, Andres Castillo, Quanfu Sun, Jacob Morewaya, Yoshito Eizuru and Suminori Akiba
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:20
  39. HPV infection in the genital tract is common in young sexually active individuals, the majority of whom clear the infection without overt clinical disease. However most of those who develop benign lesions even...

    Authors: Margaret Stanley
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:19
  40. To clarify the immunological alterations leading to classical Kaposi sarcoma (cKS) among people infected with KS-associated herpesvirus (KSHV).

    Authors: Colleen Pelser, Jaap Middeldorp, Sam M Mbulaiteye, Carmela Lauria, Angelo Messina, Enza Viviano, Nino Romano, Francesco Vitale and James J Goedert
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:18

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