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  1. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:31

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  2. Content type: Research Article

    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,...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:30

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:29

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  4. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:28

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  5. Content type: Review

    Primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) mainly develops in subjects chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) viruses through a multistep process characterized by the accumulation of genetic alter...

    Authors: Francesca Pezzuto, Luigi Buonaguro, Franco M. Buonaguro and Maria Lina Tornesello

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:27

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:26

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  7. Content type: Review

    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.

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:25

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: Lawson JS, Ngan CC, Glenn WK and Tran DD

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:24

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

  9. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:23

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:22

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  11. Content type: Research Article

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

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:21

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:20

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:19

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:18

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  15. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:17

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  16. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Teiko Nartey, Chiara M. Mazzanti, Stella Melana, Wendy K. Glenn, Generoso Bevilacqua, James F. Holland, Noel J. Whitaker, James S. Lawson and Beatriz G. T. Pogo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:16

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:1

  17. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:15

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  18. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:14

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  19. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:13

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  20. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:12

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:11

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    New oral treatments with very high cure rates have the potential to revolutionize global management of hepatitis C virus (HCV), but population-based data on HCV infection are missing in many low and middle-inc...

    Authors: Gary M. Clifford, Tim Waterboer, Bolormaa Dondog, You Lin Qiao, Dimitri Kordzaia, Doudja Hammouda, Namory Keita, Nahid Khodakarami, Syed Ahsan Raza, Ang Tshering Sherpa, Witold Zatonski, Michael Pawlita, Martyn Plummer and Silvia Franceschi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:9

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  23. Content type: Research Article

    The mortality of cervical cancer in Longnan is as high as 39/10 million, ranking first in China.

    Authors: Jin Zhao, Zhong Guo, Qiang Wang, Tianbin Si, Shuyan Pei, Chenjing Wang, Hongmei Qu, Jianbin Zhong, Ying Ma, Cong Nie and Dan Zhang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:8

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  24. Content type: Research Article

    Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) associated non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) was a special group of disease, which manifests distinct clinical features and prognosis as compared with NHLs in patients without HI...

    Authors: Yang Shen, Renfang Zhang, Li Liu, Yinzhong Shen, Wei Song, Tangkai Qi, Yang Tang, Zhenyan Wang, Liqian Guan and Hongzhou Lu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:7

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  25. Content type: Methodology

    In 2000, an Italian non-governmental organisation (NGO) began a 9-year project to establish a surgical pathology laboratory at the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) in Mwanza, Tanzania, a country with a low Human D...

    Authors: R. Tumino, P. F. Rambau, F. Callea, L. Leoncini, R. Monaco, J. Kahima, V. Stracca Pansa, L. Viberti, D. Amadori, P. Giovenali and K. A. Mteta

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:6

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  26. Content type: Research Article

    An association between HPV infection and progression to anal squamous intraepithelial lesions (ASIL) has been established, specifically in high-risk populations such as HIV-infected men. In this population, an...

    Authors: Celia M. Limia, Yudira Soto, Yanara García, Orestes Blanco, Vivian Kourí, María V. López, María E. Toledo, Lissette Pérez, Yoanna Baños, Yaniris Caturla and Francisco Aguayo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:5

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    An infectious aetiology for prostate cancer has been conjectured for decades but the evidence gained from questionnaire-based and sero-epidemiological studies is weak and inconsistent, and a causal association...

    Authors: Melissa A. Yow, Sepehr N. Tabrizi, Gianluca Severi, Damien M. Bolton, John Pedersen, Graham G. Giles and Melissa C. Southey

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:4

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  28. Content type: Research Article

    Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) is not a disease subject to mandatory reporting in Brazil, and the prevalence rate of this genital infection varies according to the region in which studies ...

    Authors: R. Robial, A. Longatto-Filho, C. M. Roteli-Martins, M. F. Silveira, D. Stauffert, G. G. Ribeiro, I. M. Linhares, M. Tacla, M. A. Zonta and E. C. Baracat

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:3

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  29. Content type: Research Article

    Whilst the imputed role of High Risk (HR) HPV infection in the development of cervical lesions and cancer has been established, the high number of HPV genotypes that Female Sex workers (FSW) harbour warrants ...

    Authors: Sonia Menon, Davy van den Broeck, Rodolfo Rossi, Emilomo Ogbe and Hillary Mabeya

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:2

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:1

  30. Content type: Research Article

    There is substantial evidence that a virus homologous to mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) may have a role in human breast cancer. The present study indicates that those who developed breast cancer associated w...

    Authors: Teiko Nartey, Chiara M. Mazzanti, Stella Melana, Wendy K. Glenn, Generoso Bevilacqua, James F. Holland, Noel J. Whitaker, James S. Lawson and Beatriz G.T. Pogo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:1

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:16

  31. Content type: Position Statement

    The African Organization for Research and training in Cancer (AORTIC) bases the following position statements on a critical appraisal of the state on cancer research and cancer care in Africa including informa...

    Authors: J. Olufemi Ogunbiyi, D. Cristina Stefan and Timothy R. Rebbeck

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:63

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  32. Content type: Short Report

    Animal models of para-renal cancer can provide useful information for the evaluation of tumor response to loco-regional therapy experiments in solid tumors. The aim of our study was to establish a rabbit para-...

    Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Maddalena Leongito, Mauro Piccirillo, Maria Luisa Tamma, Marianna Vallifuoco, Adele Bracco, Antonio Mancini, Daniele Di Napoli, Sigismondo Castaldo, Santolo Cozzolino, Francesca Iacobellis, Roberto Grassi, Vincenza Granata, Secondo Lastoria, Steven Curley and Francesco Izzo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:62

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  33. Content type: Research Article

    Little is known about the epidemiological characteristics of papillomavirus (HPV) infection among North African countries. Herein, we conducted a molecular epidemiological study to investigate prevalence of HP...

    Authors: R. Ghedira, W. Mahfoudh, S. Hadhri, S. Gabbouj, I. Bouanene, H. Khairi, A. Chaieb, R. Khelifa, N. Bouaouina, S. Remadi, A. A. Elmi, D. Bansal, A. A. Sultan, R. Faleh, A. Zakhama, L. Chouchane…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:61

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  34. Content type: Review

    Human Papillomavirus is the major etiological agent in the development of cervical cancer but not a sufficient cause. Despite significant research, the underlying mechanisms of progression from a low-grade squ...

    Authors: Rashmirani Senapati, Nihar Nalini Senapati and Bhagirathi Dwibedi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:59

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  35. Content type: Research Article

    Tanzania, like other low-income countries, has an increasing cancer burden that remains underestimated. Infection-associated malignancies, particularly HIV-infection, represent a great proportion of cancer bur...

    Authors: Julee A. Campbell, Amr S. Soliman, Crispin Kahesa, Sioban D. Harlow and Diwani Msemo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:58

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  36. Content type: Review

    Ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer, with only a minority of cases being resectable at the moment of their diagnosis. The accurate detection and characterization...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Orlando Catalano, Sergio Venanzio Setola, Elisabetta de Lutio di Castelguidone, Mauro Piccirillo, Raffaele Palaia, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Granata, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:57

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  37. Content type: Research Article

    More deaths occur in African women from invasive cervical cancer (ICC) than from any other malignancy. ICC is caused by infection with oncogenic types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Co-infection with the human...

    Authors: Aaron Ermel, Brahim Qadadri, Yan Tong, Omenge Orang’o, Benson Macharia, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Nicola M. Zetola and Darron R. Brown

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:56

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  38. Content type: Research Article

    Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the most common cancer arising from the nasopharynx that varies significantly from other cancers of the head and neck in its occurrence, causes, clinical behavior, and treatme...

    Authors: Ali Edris, Mona Ali Mohamed, Nouh S. Mohamed and Emmanuel E. Siddig

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:55

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:60

  39. Content type: Research Article

    The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and its association with hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections, FIB-4 index and liver enzymes was assessed in an area of the province of Naple...

    Authors: Mario Fusco, Pierluca Piselli, Saverio Virdone, Pietro Di Cicco, Paola Scognamiglio, Paolo De Paoli, Valerio Ciullo, Diana Verdirosi, Michele D’Orazio, Luigino Dal Maso, Enrico Girardi, Silvia Franceschi and Diego Serraino

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:54

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  40. Content type: Review

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major public health burden in Europe, causing an increasing level of liver-related morbidity and mortality, characterized by several regional variations in the genotypes ...

    Authors: Arnolfo Petruzziello, Samantha Marigliano, Giovanna Loquercio and Carmela Cacciapuoti

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:53

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  41. Content type: Review

    Anal cancer is uncommon neoplasm with an incidence of 2 new cases per 100,000 per year in the USA, accounting approximately 0.4 % of all tumors and 2.5 % of gastrointestinal malignancies. An early detection of...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Alfonso Reginelli, Luca Roberto, Francesco Granata, Daniela Rega, Antonio Rotondo, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:52

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  42. Content type: Research Article

    Chronic Hepatitis B infection is a major health problem in Republic of Congo therefore molecular analysis of HBV strains is important to detect the patients at high risk of disease progression.

    Authors: Brunel Monic Angounda, Gildas Hoffman Ngouloubi, Amélia Bokilo Dzia, Luc Magloire Anicet Boumba, Warda Baha, Donatien Moukassa, Gabriel Ahombo, Moulay Mustapha Ennaji and Jean-Rosaire Ibara

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:51

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  43. Content type: Research Article

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the causative agent of cervical cancer, which is the leading cancer-related cause of death for women in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, the Gabonese Ministry of Health and the Sy...

    Authors: Pamela Boundzanga Moussavou, Ismaël Hervé Koumakpayi, Andriniaina Andy Nkili-Meyong, Ingrid Labouba, Ulrich Bisvigou, Junie K. Chansi, Corinne Engohan-Aloghe, Frederic Dissanami, Nathalie Ambounda, Anne-Sophie Delannoy-Vieillard, Laure Diancourt, Dieudonne Nkoghe, Eric M. Leroy, Ernest Belembaogo and Nicolas Berthet

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:50

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  44. Content type: Research Article

    The human papilloma viruses (HPVs) are DNA viruses associated with benign and malignant lesions of skin and mucous membranes. The HPVs has been implicated as the cause of virtually all cervical cancers worldwi...

    Authors: Giuseppa Visalli, Monica Currò, Alessio Facciolà, Romana Riso, Placido Mondello, Pasqualina Laganà, Angela Di Pietro, Isa Picerno and Pasquale Spataro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:48

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  45. Content type: Research Article

    HPV-16 modifies the overall survival (OS) of patients with oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC). HPV-16 has been established as risk factor for OPSCC, but HPV-16 infection may also reside in the larynx and oral cavity...

    Authors: Bianca Rivera-Peña, Francisco J. Ruíz-Fullana, Germán L. Vélez-Reyes, Rosa J. Rodriguez-Benitez, María J. Marcos-Martínez, Juan Trinidad-Pinedo and Adriana Báez

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:47

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  46. Content type: Research Article

    Most malignant lymphomas in HIV-patients are caused by reactivation of EBV-infection. Some lymphomas have a very rapid fulminant course. HHV-8 has also been reported to be a cause of lymphoma. The role of CMV ...

    Authors: Sven Grützmeier, Anna Porwit, Corinna Schmitt, Eric Sandström, Börje Åkerlund and Ingemar Ernberg

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:46

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  47. Content type: Research Article

    Each year approximately 6,000 new cases of head and neck cancer are registered in Poland. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) have been associated with tumour formation. Cytokines have been...

    Authors: Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz, Małgorzata Strycharz-Dudziak, Jakub Dworzański, Agnieszka Stec and Joanna Kocot

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:45

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  48. Content type: Research Article

    High risk (HR) human papilloma Virus (HPV) genotypes have been associated with cervical cancer. In Tanzania there is a limited data on the epidemiology of HPV and genotypes distribution among HIV infected wome...

    Authors: Fridolin Mujuni, Mariam M. Mirambo, Peter Rambau, Korn Klaus, Muller Andreas, Dismas Matovelo, Mtebe Majigo, Christa Kasang and Stephen E. Mshana

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:49

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