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  1. Content type: Research article

    Engagement of CD40 promotes survival of undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (UNPC) cells and similar effects are induced by the EBV oncoprotein LMP-1 that is expressed in a fraction of cases. Considering...

    Authors: Laura Caggiari, Massimo Guidoboni, Emanuela Vaccher, Luigi Barzan, Giovanni Franchin, Annunziata Gloghini, Debora Martorelli, Paola Zancai, Maria Teresa Bortolin, Mario Mazzucato, Diego Serraino, Antonino Carbone, Paolo De Paoli and Riccardo Dolcetti

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:5

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  2. Content type: Review

    Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a highly and abnormally vascularized tumor-like lesion affecting the skin, lymphnodes and viscera, which develops from early inflammatory stages of patch/plaque to late, nodular tumors...

    Authors: Pawan Pyakurel, Fatemeh Pak, Amos R Mwakigonja, Ephata Kaaya and Peter Biberfeld

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:4

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  3. Content type: Short report

    A quantitative PCR method was established to quantify human bocavirus (HBoV) genomic copies in clinical specimens from children with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in China. A total of 257 respirato...

    Authors: Feng Lin, Aiping Zeng, Ningmin Yang, Haiyan Lin, En Yang, Shengqi Wang, David Pintel and Jianming Qiu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:3

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  4. Content type: Review

    Helicobacter pylori is an important yet unproven etiological agent of gastric cancer. H. pylori infection is more prevalent in developing Asian countries like India and it is usually acquired at an early age. It ...

    Authors: Yusuf Akhter, Irshad Ahmed, S Manjulata Devi and Niyaz Ahmed

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:2

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The distribution of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) varies greatly across populations and HPV surveys have been performed in different geographical regions in order to apply appropriate vaccine strategies. Littl...

    Authors: Maria Lina Tornesello, Maria Luisa Duraturo, Luigi Buonaguro, Gabriele Vallefuoco, Roberto Piccoli, Stefano Palmieri and Franco M Buonaguro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:1

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  6. Content type: Short report

    Human papilloma viruses (HPV) are the necessary cause of invasive cervical cancer (ICC). Of the many different types identified so far, only a few of them account for the great majority of cases worldwide, wit...

    Authors: Annarosa Del Mistro, Helena Frayle Salamanca, Rossana Trevisan, Roberta Bertorelle, Anna Parenti, Emanuela Bonoldi, Paola Zambon and Daria Minucci

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:9

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Earlier we suggested the concept of the positive evolutionary role of tumors. According to this concept, tumors provide conditions for the expression of evolutionarily new and/or sleeping genes in their cells....

    Authors: Andrei P Kozlov, Yuri P Galachyants, Ilya V Dukhovlinov, Nickolai A Samusik, Ancha V Baranova, Dmitry E Polev and Larisa L Krukovskaya

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:8

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  8. Content type: Research article

    It has been postulated that inflammation caused by certain viruses might result in cancer. Recently, it was shown that childhood lymphoblastic leukemia, breast and ovarian cancers express an interferon-related...

    Authors: Mariana Fernandez-Cobo, Stella M Melana, James F Holland and Beatriz GT Pogo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:7

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  9. Content type: Methodology

    Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are the primary etiological agents of cervical cancer and are also involved in the development of other tumours (skin, head and neck). Serological survey of the HPV infections is ...

    Authors: Paola Di Bonito, Felicia Grasso, Stefania Mochi, Luisa Accardi, Maria Gabriella Donà, Margherita Branca, Silvano Costa, Luciano Mariani, Alberto Agarossi, Marco Ciotti, Kari Syrjänen and Colomba Giorgi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:6

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  10. Content type: Short report

    Data from Africa on infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are sparse. Therefore, as part of an epidemiological study of cancer in Uganda, we investigated the prevalence and determinants of antibodies aga...

    Authors: Robert Newton, John L Ziegler, Delphine Casabonne, Lucy Carpenter, Benjamin D Gold, Marilyn Owens, Valerie Beral, Edward Mbidde, D Maxwell Parkin, Henry Wabinga, Sam Mbulaiteye and Harold Jaffe

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:5

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  11. Content type: Short report

    Genetic and phylogenetic information on the HIV-1 epidemic in Middle-East Countries, and in particular in Iran, are extremely limited. By March 2004, the Iranian Ministry of Health officially reported a cumula...

    Authors: HR Naderi, M Tagliamonte, ML Tornesello, M Ciccozzi, G Rezza, R Farid, FM Buonaguro and L Buonaguro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:4

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Infections with certain human herpesviruses have been established as risk factors for some cancer types. For example, Epstein-Barr Virus is considered a cause of Burkitt's lymphoma and other immunosuppression ...

    Authors: A Berrington de González, MI Urban, F Sitas, N Blackburn, M Hale, M Patel, P Ruff, R Sur, R Newton and V Beral

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:2

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  13. Content type: Editorial

    Infectious Agents and Cancer is a new open access, peer-reviewed, online journal, which encompasses all aspects of basic, clinical and translational research that provide an insight into the association between c...

    Authors: Franco M Buonaguro, George K Lewis and PierGiuseppe Pelicci

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:1

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