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  1. Research Article

    Effect of electrochemotherapy on human herpesvirus 8 kinetics in classic Kaposi sarcoma

    Electrochemotherapy (ECT) has shown to be an effective treatment for cutaneous and subcutaneous Kaposi sarcoma (KS) lesions. However, no study has investigated the impact of ECT treatment on the kinetics of hu...

    Noemy Starita, Gianluca Di Monta, Andrea Cerasuolo, Ugo Marone, Anna Maria Anniciello, Gerardo Botti, Luigi Buonaguro, Franco M. Buonaguro and Maria Lina Tornesello

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:35

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  2. Research Article

    Outcome of HIV-associated lymphoma in a resource-limited setting of Jos, Nigeria

    Lymphoma is a leading cause of cancer-related death among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals in the current era of potent anti-retroviral therapy (ART). Globally, mortality after HIV-assoc...

    Olugbenga Akindele Silas, Chad J. Achenbach, Lifang Hou, Robert L. Murphy, Julie O. Egesie, Solomon A. Sagay, Oche O. Agbaji, Patricia E. Agaba, Jonah Musa, Agabus N. Manasseh, Ezra D. Jatau, Ayuba M. Dauda, Maxwell O. Akanbi and Barnabas M. Mandong

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:34

    Published on: 5 June 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:37

  3. Research Article

    LPS promotes resistance to TRAIL-induced apoptosis in pancreatic cancer

    Though TRAIL has been hailed as a promising drug for tumour treatment, it has been observed that many tumour cells have developed escape mechanisms against TRAIL-induced apoptosis. As a receptor of LPS, TLR 4,...

    Katharina Beyer, Lars Ivo Partecke, Felicitas Roetz, Herbert Fluhr, Frank Ulrich Weiss, Claus-Dieter Heidecke and Wolfram von Bernstorff

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:30

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  4. Research Article

    Serum EBV antibodies and LMP-1 in Polish patients with oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancer

    The association between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and the development of head and neck cancer was reported by many researchers. The aim of the present study was to detect EBV DNA and EBV antibodies in 110 Polis...

    Sylwia Fołtyn, Małgorzata Strycharz-Dudziak, Bartłomiej Drop, Anastazja Boguszewska and Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:31

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  5. Research Article

    Prevalence and risk factors associated with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among women of reproductive age in Swaziland

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain an important public health problem with approximately half a billion new cases annually among persons aged 15–49 years. Epidemiological data on STIs among women of...

    Themba G. Ginindza, Cristina D. Stefan, Joyce M. Tsoka-Gwegweni, Xolisile Dlamini, Pauline E. Jolly, Elisabete Weiderpass, Nathalie Broutet and Benn Sartorius

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:29

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  6. Research Article

    Association of hepatitis status with surgical outcomes in patients with dual hepatitis B and C related hepatocellular carcinoma

    The conception that serological hepatitis markers determined surgical prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) associated with hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV) has been well defined. However, little i...

    Xiu-Tao Fu, Ying-Hong Shi, Jian Zhou, Yuan-Fei Peng, Wei-Ren Liu, Guo-Ming Shi, Qiang Gao, Xiao-Ying Wang, Kang Song, Jia Fan and Zhen-Bin Ding

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:28

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  7. Research Article

    Differences in age-specific HPV prevalence between self-collected and health personnel collected specimen in a cross-sectional study in Ghana

    HPV infections are ubiquitous and particularly common among sexually active young women. However, there are regional and national variations in age-specific HPV prevalence, which have implications for cervical...

    Adolf K. Awua, Richard M. K. Adanu, Edwin K. Wiredu, Edwin A. Afari and Alberto Severini

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:26

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  8. Review

    The potential role of infectious agents and pelvic inflammatory disease in ovarian carcinogenesis

    The etiological cause of ovarian cancer is poorly understood. It has been theorized that bacterial or viral infection as well as pelvic inflammatory disease could play a role in ovarian carcinogenesis.

    Kasper Ingerslev, Estrid Hogdall, Tine Henrichsen Schnack, Wojciech Skovrider-Ruminski, Claus Hogdall and Jan Blaakaer

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:25

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  9. Research Article

    Mouse mammary tumour virus (MMTV) and human breast cancer with neuroendocrine differentiation

    Mouse mammary tumour viruses (MMTVs) may have a role in a subset of human breast cancers. MMTV positive human breast cancers have similar histological characteristics to neuroendocrine breast cancers and to MM...

    Lawson JS, Ngan CC, Glenn WK and Tran DD

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:24

    Published on: 16 May 2017

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:51

  10. Review

    Major and ancillary magnetic resonance features of LI-RADS to assess HCC: an overview and update

    Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) is a system for interpreting and reporting of imaging features on multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and magnetic resonance (MR) studies in patients at r...

    Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Antonio Avallone, Orlando Catalano, Francesco Filice, Maddalena Leongito, Raffaele Palaia, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:23

    Published on: 28 April 2017

  11. Research Article

    Protein signature characterizing Helicobacter pylori strains of patients with autoimmune atrophic gastritis, duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer

    Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) represents a key factor in the etiology of autoimmune atrophic gastritis (AAG), duodenal ulcer (DU) and gastric cancer (GC). The aim of this study was t...

    Valli De Re, Ombretta Repetto, Stefania Zanussi, Mariateresa Casarotto, Laura Caggiari, Vincenzo Canzonieri and Renato Cannizzaro

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:22

    Published on: 27 April 2017

  12. Research Article

    Predominance and association risk of Blastocystis hominis subtype I in colorectal cancer: a case control study

    Blastocystis, a genetically diverse intestinal parasite with controversial pathogenic potential, has increasingly been incriminated for diarrheal illness in immunocompromised individua...

    Amr Mohamed Mohamed, Mona Abdelfattah Ahmed, Sabah Abdelghany Ahmed, Sherif Ahmed Al-Semany, Saad Saed Alghamdi and Dina Abdulla Zaglool

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:21

    Published on: 12 April 2017

  13. Research Article

    Low prevalence of human mammary tumor virus (HMTV) in breast cancer patients from Myanmar

    Human mammary tumor virus (HMTV) is 90–95% homologous to mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV), one of the causal agents of murine mammary tumors. HMTV (MMTV-like) sequences were reported to be present in human bre...

    Thar Htet San, Masayoshi Fujisawa, Soichiro Fushimi, Teizo Yoshimura, Toshiaki Ohara, Lamin Soe, Ngu Wah Min, Ohnmar Kyaw, Xu Yang and Akihiro Matsukawa

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:20

    Published on: 12 April 2017

  14. Research Article

    Estimation of the overall burden of cancers, precancerous lesions, and genital warts attributable to 9-valent HPV vaccine types in women and men in Europe

    In addition to cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for a significant proportion of cancers and precancerous lesions of the vulva, vagina, anus, penis, head and neck, as well as genital w...

    Susanne Hartwig, Jean Lacau St Guily, Géraldine Dominiak-Felden, Laia Alemany and Silvia de Sanjosé

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:19

    Published on: 11 April 2017

  15. Research Article

    The effects of antiviral treatment on breast cancer cell line

    Recent studies have revealed the positive antiproliferative and cytotoxic effects of antiviral agents in cancer treatment. The real effect of adjuvant antiviral therapy is still controversial due to the lack o...

    Madina Shaimerdenova, Orynbassar Karapina, Damel Mektepbayeva, Kenneth Alibek and Dana Akilbekova

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:18

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  16. Research Article

    Aflatoxin B1 inhibits the type 1 interferon response pathway via STAT1 suggesting another mechanism of hepatocellular carcinoma

    Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) contamination of food is very high in most sub-Saharan African countries. AFB1 is known to cause hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by inducing mutation in the tumour suppressor gene TP53. The num...

    Patrick W. Narkwa, David J. Blackbourn and Mohamed Mutocheluh

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:17

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  17. Research Article

    Genetic variability in E6, E7 and L1 genes of Human Papillomavirus 62 and its prevalence in Mexico

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main etiological agent of cervical cancer, the third most common cancer among women globally and the second most frequent in Mexico. Persistent infection with high-risk HPV ge...

    Cristina Artaza-Irigaray, María Guadalupe Flores-Miramontes, Dominik Olszewski, María Teresa Magaña-Torres, María Guadalupe López-Cardona, Yelda Aurora Leal-Herrera, Patricia Piña-Sánchez, Luis Felipe Jave-Suárez and Adriana Aguilar-Lemarroy

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:15

    Published on: 4 March 2017

  18. Review

    An update on the management of breast cancer in Africa

    There is limited information about the challenges of cancer management and attempts at improving outcomes in Africa. Even though South and North Africa are better resourceds to tackle the burden of breast canc...

    V. Vanderpuye, S. Grover, N. Hammad, PoojaPrabhakar, H. Simonds, F. Olopade and D. C. Stefan

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:13

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  19. Research Article

    Worldwide malaria incidence and cancer mortality are inversely associated

    Investigations on the effects of malaria infection on cancer mortality are limited except for the incidence of Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL) in African children. Our previous murine lung cancer model study demonstra...

    Li Qin, Changzhong Chen, Lili Chen, Ran Xue, Ming Ou-Yang, Chengzhi Zhou, Siting Zhao, Zhengxiang He, Yu Xia, Jianxing He, Pinghua Liu, Nanshan Zhong and Xiaoping Chen

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:14

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  20. Research Article

    Safety of new DAAs for chronic HCV infection in a real life experience: role of a surveillance network based on clinician and hospital pharmacist

    Direct Antiviral Agents (DAAs) for HCV therapy represents a step ahead in the cure of chronic hepatitis C. Notwithstanding the promising results in several clinical trials, few data are available on adverse ef...

    A. Nappi, A. Perrella, P. Bellopede, A. Lanza, A. Izzi, M. Spatarella and C. Sbreglia

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:12

    Published on: 7 February 2017

  21. Research Article

    Randomized trial evaluating self-sampling for HPV DNA based tests for cervical cancer screening in Nigeria

    Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remain high due to several factors including low levels of uptake of cervical cancer screening. Self-collection of cervicovaginal sampl...

    Fatima Modibbo, K. C. Iregbu, James Okuma, Annemiek Leeman, Annemieke Kasius, Maurits de Koning, Wim Quint and Clement Adebamowo

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:11

    Published on: 6 February 2017

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