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  1. Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma (VSCC) is a rare malignancy of the female genital tract. We aimed to determine the mucosal high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV)-attributable fraction of VSCCs from Italian women ...

    Authors: Mario Preti, John Charles Rotondo, Dana Holzinger, Leonardo Micheletti, Niccolò Gallio, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Christine Carreira, Sebastiana Silvana Privitera, Reiko Watanabe, Ruediger Ridder, Michael Pawlita, Chiara Benedetto, Massimo Tommasino and Tarik Gheit

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:20

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. The human endogenous retroviruses HERV-K HML-2 have been considered a possible cause of human breast cancer (BrC). A HERV-K HML-2 fully intact provirus Xq21.33 was recently identified in some West African peop...

    Authors: Mark H. Kaplan, Rafael Contreras-Galindo, Evelyn Jiagge, Sofia D. Merajver, Lisa Newman, Galya Bigman, Michael H. Dosik, Ganesh S. Palapattu, Javed Siddiqui, Arul M. Chinnaiyan, Sally Adebamowo and Clement Adebamowo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:19

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  3. Persistence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections is associated with squamous cell carcinomas of different human anatomic sites. Several studies have suggested a potential role for HPV infection, particular...

    Authors: Sandra F. Martins, Vânia Mariano, Mesquita Rodrigues and Adhemar Longatto-Filho

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:17

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  4. Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer among women in Swaziland; however, a low rate of cervical screening in this population has led to high rates of morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.

    Authors: Ibironke O. Aina, Smruti M. Raul, Luz A. Padilla, Simangele Mthethwa-Hleta, Peter O. Preko and Pauline E. Jolly

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:16

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. The first HPV vaccines licensed targeted two HPV types responsible for most cervical cancers. A 9-valent vaccine (9vHPV), targeting 5 additional types, was introduced in 2016 and is currently the only HPV vacc...

    Authors: N. J. Murphy, L. R. Bulkow, M. Steinau, E. F. Dunne, E. Meites, L. E. Markowitz, E. R. Unger and T. W. Hennessy

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. Cervical cancer is the most common malignancy of the female lower genital tract. In our previous study, we found that TLR4 promotes cervical cancer cell growth in vitro. The aim of this study was to further ex...

    Authors: Ninghong Jiang, Feng Xie, Limei Chen, Fang Chen and Long Sui

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:12

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. The efficacy of cervical cancer screening programs is dependent on the participation rate. To increase participation among women not attending cervical cancer screening, self-collected samples for detection of...

    Authors: Avalon Ernstson, Annika Urdell, Ola Forslund and Christer Borgfeldt

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:10

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Genital infection with certain types of Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a major cause of cervical cancer globally. For early detection of premalignant dysplasia, evidences are coming out on the usefulness of HPV...

    Authors: Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Xaveer Van Ostade and Tamrat Abebe

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:9

    Content type: Review

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  9. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection causes around 90% of cervical cancer cases, and cervical cancer is a leading cause of female mortality worldwide. HPV-derived oncoprotein E7 participates in cervical carcin...

    Authors: Nopphamon Na Rangsee, Pattamawadee Yanatatsaneejit, Trairak Pisitkun, Poorichaya Somparn, Pornrutsami Jintaridth and Supachai Topanurak

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:7

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  10. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common malignant tumor in women worldwide. The persistent infection of high-risk Human Papillomavirus (hrHPV) is considered to be the primary cause of this disease. As an inn...

    Authors: Xubin Liu, Hanyu Ma, Lingyan Fei, Mengjie Jiang, Meng Xia, Lihong Bai, Xufang Pi, Shangwu Chen and Li Yu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Co-existence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cystic echinococcus (CE) is extremely rare. Echinococcus granulosus may exhibit a protective effect against cancer. Herein, this study aimed to evaluate the poss...

    Authors: Ran Bo, Aimaiti Yasen, Yingmei Shao, Wenbao Zhang, Renyong Lin, Tiemin Jiang, Hao Wen, Hui Xiao and Tuerganaili Aji

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:5

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  12. The role of human polyomaviruses (HPyVs) in epithelial tumors such as head and neck carcinomas (HNSCCs) including oral and oropharyngeal carcinomas has not been established. In this study, we evaluated for the...

    Authors: Juan P. Muñoz, Rancés Blanco, Julio C. Osorio, Carolina Oliva, María José Diaz, Diego Carrillo-Beltrán, Rebeca Aguayo, Andrés Castillo, Julio C. Tapia, Gloria M. Calaf, Aldo Gaggero and Francisco Aguayo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:4

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  13. The original publication of this article [1] contained 4 errors in column 1 of Table 4. In this correction article the errors and updated table are published.

    Authors: E. A. Matyunina, A. V. Emelyanov, T. V. Kurbatova, A. A. Makashov, I. V. Mizgirev and A. P. Kozlov

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:3

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:46

  14. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), represents a subtype of breast cancer in which the estrogens receptor (ER) negative, the progesterone receptor (PR) negative and the human epidermal growth factor receptor...

    Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Marco Cascella, Antonio Barbieri, Claudio Arra and Arturo Cuomo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:2

    Content type: Review

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  15. Given the paucity of data and widely variable rates that have been reported, the main objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of HPV-positivity in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) in...

    Authors: Christopher A. Maroun, Karine Al Feghali, Henri Traboulsi, Helene Dabbous, Fatmeh Abbas, Gabriel Dunya, Georges Ziade, Rami Mahfouz, Bassem Youssef, Hani Tamim, Fady Geara, Ibrahim Khalifeh and Roger V. Moukarbel

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. In the original publication of this article [1] several figures and tables were incorrectly displayed. In this correction article the correct overview of the tables and figures are published. The original arti...

    Authors: José Revilla-López, Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, Luis Casanova Marquez, Katrina Weeks, Suzanne Pollard, Adriel Olórtegui-Yzú, María Ruiz-Velazco, Alba Davila-Edquen, Daniel Castro-Dorer, Juan Wong-Barrenechea, Jossira Abad-Seminario, Pamela Gonzáles-Ramos, Fiorella Rivera-Sandoval and Carlos Carracedo-Gonzáles

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:50

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:44

  17. The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of the serum γ-glutamyltransferase (γ-GT)-to-prealbumin ratio (GPR) and whether combining this ratio with other parameters can lead to an im...

    Authors: Q. Wang, P. Zhao, N. He, J. P. Sun, K. Li, C. R. Zang, Y. N. Zhao, Y. Zhao and Y. H. Zhang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:49

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. In the original publication of this article [1] there was an error in the results section of the article.

    Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:47

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:29

  19. Earlier we suggested a new hypothesis of the possible evolutionary role of hereditary tumors (Kozlov, Evolution by tumor Neofunctionalization, 2014), and described a new class of genes – tumor specifically exp...

    Authors: E. A. Matyunina, A. V. Emelyanov, T. V. Kurbatova, A. A. Makashov, I. V. Mizgirev and A. P. Kozlov

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:46

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:3

  20. Although the Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is one of the AIDS defining entity and seen in almost one third of HIV infected patients with low CD4 cell counts, it is not uncommon in HIV seronegative persons, but genital K...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Alamri and B. K. Adiga

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:45

    Content type: Short Report

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  21. Describe the characteristics of patients seen at the Cancer Prevention and Control Service at a Peruvian private cancer clinic in 2014.

    Authors: José Revilla-López, Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, Luis Casanova Marquez, Katrina Weeks, Suzanne Pollard, Adriel Olórtegui-Yzú, María Ruiz-Velazco, Alba Davila-Edquen, Daniel Castro-Dorer, Juan Wong-Barrenechea, Jossira Abad-Seminario, Pamela Gonzáles-Ramos, Fiorella Rivera-Sandoval and Carlos Carracedo-Gonzáles

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:44

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:50

  22. Invasive cervical cancer (ICC) is more prevalent in HIV infected women and occurs at younger median age than in HIV negative women. Organized cervical cancer screening (CCS) is presently lacking in Nigeria, an...

    Authors: Jonah Musa, Chad J. Achenbach, Charlesnika T. Evans, Neil Jordan, Patrick H. Daru, Olugbenga Silas, Atiene S. Sagay, Rose Anorlu, Supriya D. Mehta, Firas Wehbe, Melissa A. Simon, Isaac F. Adewole, Lifang Hou and Robert L. Murphy

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:43

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Infections classified as group 1 biological carcinogens include the helminthiases caused by Schistosoma haematobium and Opisthorchis viverrini. The molecular mediators underlying the infection with these parasite...

    Authors: Maria João Gouveia, Paul J. Brindley, Gabriel Rinaldi, Fátima Gärtner, José M. C. da Costa and Nuno Vale

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:41

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  24. To compare liver-specific EOB-GD-DTPA and liver-non-specific Gd-BT-DO3A MR, in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver colorectal metastases.

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Francesca Maio, Antonio Avallone, Guglielmo Nasti, Raffaele Palaia, Vittorio Albino, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:40

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Persistent infection with human papillomaviruses (HPVs) has been associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical cancer. However, why only a fraction of HPV cases progress to cancer is st...

    Authors: Junwei Zhao, Qin Zhan, Junhan Guo, Min Liu, Yetian Ruan, Tailin Zhu, Lingfei Han and Fang Li

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:38

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  26. It has been reported that lncRNA MAGI2-AS3 can promote many types of cancer, such as breast cancer and bladder cancer, by regulating cell behaviors, such a proliferation, invasion, and migration. However, its ...

    Authors: Qifang Liu, Shuang Liu, Xiaoying Wang, Jin Zhang and Kuiran Liu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:37

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. In Ethiopia, most cervical cancer patients present at advanced cancer stages, long time after they experience first symptoms. We investigated possible predictors of long time spans between symptom onset and pa...

    Authors: Matthias Begoihn, Assefa Mathewos, Abreha Aynalem, Tigeneh Wondemagegnehu, Ulrike Moelle, Muluken Gizaw, Andreas Wienke, Christoph Thomssen, Dawit Worku, Adamu Addissie, Ahmedin Jemal and Eva Johanna Kantelhardt

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:36

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. The Instituto Angolano de Controlo do Cancer (IACC) Cancer Registry in Luanda, Angola is the most ancient and organized hospital-based cancer registry in Angola and provides data on cancer cases treated in sev...

    Authors: Fernando Miguel, Maria José Bento, Gonçalo Forjaz de Lacerda, Elisabete Weiderpass and Lúcio Lara Santos

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:35

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. The WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer launched in 2018 will translate into an additional one million lives saved or a survival rate of at least 60% for children with cancer to be attained by 2030. Thi...

    Authors: Daniela Cristina Stefan

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:34

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. Hepatitis B caused by HBV is a serious public health hazard prevalent worldwide including Bangladesh. Few scattered molecular studies of HBV have been reported in Bangladesh. This study aimed to analyze the ge...

    Authors: Md. Golzar Hossain and Keiji Ueda

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:33

    Content type: Review

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  31. The possible role of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in the pathogenesis of thymic epithelial tumors (TET) remains controversial. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of EBV in TET. We conducted a systematic ...

    Authors: Guofei Zhang, Zipu Yu, Gang Shen, Ying Chai and Chengxiao Liang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:32

    Content type: Review

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  32. Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) is a ubiquitous double-stranded DNA virus that can cause roseola infantum, encephalitis, and seizure disorders. Several studies have shown an association between HHV-6 and cancer bu...

    Authors: Michael J. Wells, Steven Jacobson and Paul H. Levine

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:31

    Content type: Review

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  33. Microecology is an emerging discipline in recent years. The female reproductive tract is an important microecological region, and its microecological environment can directly affect women’s cervical health. Th...

    Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:29

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:47

  34. To characterize the clinico-pathological features including estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and Her-2/neu (HER2) expression in breast cancers in Botswana, and to compare them by HIV status.

    Authors: Rohini K. Bhatia, Mohan Narasimhamurthy, Yehoda M. Martei, Pooja Prabhakar, Jeré Hutson, Sebathu Chiyapo, Ignetious Makozhombwe, Michael Feldman, Mukendi K. A. Kayembe, Kum Cooper and Surbhi Grover

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:28

    Content type: Review

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  35. This study estimated genital warts prevalence, genital-warts-related healthcare resource use and costs, and self-reported human-papillomavirus-related psychosocial impact among male and female patients aged 18...

    Authors: Lani Buenconsejo, Smita Kothari-Talwar, Karen Yee, Amit Kulkarni, Nuria Lara, Montserrat Roset, Anna R. Giuliano and Suzanne Garland

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:26

    Content type: Research Article

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  36. Polyomavirus hominis1, also called BK virus (BKV) is a well-known etiological agent of renal transplant nephropathy and cystitis. Recently, it got great attention from the researcher as a principal predisposing f...

    Authors: Babbiker Mohammed Taher Gorish, Mohammed Elfatih Hussein Ournasseir and Iman Mohammed Shammat

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:25

    Content type: Research Article

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  37. AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (AIDS-KS), a common malignancy in Kenya is associated with high morbidity and mortality. AIDS-KS is treated using bleomycin and vincristine (BV) plus or minus doxorubicin in most lo...

    Authors: Naftali Busakhala, Gabriel Kigen, Paul Waako, R. Matthew Strother, Fredrick Chite and Patrick Loehrer Sr

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:24

    Content type: Research Article

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  38. Bacterial infection may be involved in the entire process of tissue carcinogenesis by directly or indirectly affecting the occurrence and development of tumors. Porphyromonas gingivalis (P.gingivalis) is an impor...

    Authors: Xiao-bo Liu, Zi-ye Gao, Chuan-tao Sun, Hui Wen, Bo Gao, Sheng-bao Li and Qiang Tong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:23

    Content type: Review

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  39. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) genotypes concordance among sexual couples has been evaluated in many investigations with considerable variations in the concordance. However, no such study has carried out between ...

    Authors: Mehrdad Davarmanesh, Mehrouz Dezfulian, Mohammad Javad Gharavi, Sarang Younesi, Pourandokht Saadati, Mohammad Mehdi Taheri Amin and Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  40. Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) is largely used, thanks to its properties, as wound therapy after surgical resection. Several studies and clinical findings have demonstrated that the PRP can accelerate the regenera...

    Authors: Antonio Barbieri, Sabrina Bimonte, Giovanna Loquercio, Domenica Rea, Marco Cascella, Annamaria Anniciello, Antonio Luciano, Giuseppe Palma, Gaetano Di Costanzo, Azzaro Rosa, Pasquale Giuliano and Claudio Arra

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:21

    Content type: Short Report

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  41. B7-H4 is among the B7 family members which may serve as a new targetable immune checkpoint molecule. It was reported that high level of serum B7-H4 level may be correlated with lymphoma. Nevertheless, the role...

    Authors: Ying Jiang, Gangli Cai, Jun Lin, Jing Zhang, Zhilei Bo, Ying Li, Chun Wang and Yin Tong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:20

    Content type: Research Article

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  42. Ethiopia lies in the high-risk corridor of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in East Africa, where individuals with this malignancy often do not report established risk factors, suggesting unidentified etiolo...

    Authors: Maria E. Leon, Endale Kassa, Abate Bane, Tufa Gemechu, Yared Tilahun, Nigatu Endalafer, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Rosario N. Brancaccio, Gilles Ferro, Mathewos Assefa, Elizabeth Ward, Massimo Tommasino, Abraham Aseffa, Joachim Schüz, Ahmedin Jemal and Tarik Gheit

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  43. The pathogenesis of lung cancer is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, being the tobacco smoke the most important risk factor. Nevertheless, the incidence of lung cancer in non-smo...

    Authors: Estela Maria Silva, Vânia Sammartino Mariano, Paula Roberta Aguiar Pastrez, Miguel Cordoba Pinto, Emily Montosa Nunes, Laura Sichero, Luisa Lina Villa, Cristovam Scapulatempo-Neto, Kari Juhani Syrjanen and Adhemar Longatto-Filho

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:18

    Content type: Research Article

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