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  1. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and the resulting disease, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), have spread to millions of people globally, requiring the development of b...

    Authors: Ernesta Cavalcanti, Maria Antonietta Isgrò, Domenica Rea, Lucia Di Capua, Giusy Trillò, Luigi Russo, Gerardo Botti, Leonardo Miscio, Franco Maria Buonaguro and Attilio Antonio Montano Bianchi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:32

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. Although cervical cancer is preventable, most women in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) do not receive routine screening and few treatment options exist. Female Sex Workers (FSWs) are among the Ugandan female populati...

    Authors: Gertrude Namale, Yunia Mayanja, Onesmus Kamacooko, Daniel Bagiire, Agnes Ssali, Janet Seeley, Robert Newton and Anatoli Kamali

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:31

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Cancer of the uterine cervix remains a main public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa. About two-thirds of patients with cervical cancer were diagnosed at late stage with contributing factors of out-of-pocke...

    Authors: Mulugeta Wassie and Beletech Fentie

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:30

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection common among men and women of reproductive age worldwide. HPV viruses are associated with epithelial lesions and cancers. HPV infections have been...

    Authors: Maria Isaguliants, Stepan Krasnyak, Olga Smirnova, Vincenza Colonna, Oleg Apolikhin and Franco M. Buonaguro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:29

    Content type: Review

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  5. Early diagnosis can significantly improve treatment outcomes for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. Currently, the dosage of serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP) is widely used in the diagnosis of HCC, but this...

    Authors: Jian Zhou, Yue Zhu, Yi Li, Kun Liu, Fei He, Sihuan Xu, Xin Li, Li Li, Junfang Hu and Yan Liu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:28

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. Despite successful combined antiretroviral therapy (cART), the risk of non-AIDS defining cancers (NADCs) remains higher for HIV-infected individuals than the general population. The reason for this increase is...

    Authors: Christina K. S. Muller, Julian Spagnuolo, Annette Audigé, Andrew Chancellor, Doris Russenberger, Alexandra U. Scherrer, Matthias Hoffmann, Roger Kouyos, Manuel Battegay, Gennaro De Libero and Roberto F. Speck

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:24

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Federica Zito Marino, Rosalaura Sabetta, Francesca Pagliuca, Matteo Brunelli, Gabriella Aquino, Sisto Perdonà, Gerardo Botti, Gaetano Facchini, Francesco Fiorentino, Giovanni Di Lauro, Marco De Sio, Ferdinando De Vita, Giorgio Toni, Rodolfo Borges Dos Reis, Luciano Neder and Renato Franco

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:23

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:22

  8. The high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection represents one of the main etiologic pathways of penile carcinogenesis in approximately 30–50 % of cases. Several techniques for the detection of HPV are curr...

    Authors: Federica Zito Marino, Rosalaura Sabetta, Francesca Pagliuca, Matteo Brunelli, Gabriella Aquino, Sisto Perdonà, Gerardo Botti, Gaetano Facchini, Francesco Fiorentino, Giovanni Di Lauro, Marco De Sio, Ferdinando De Vita, Giorgio Toni, Rodolfo Borges Dos Reis, Luciano Neder and Renato Franco

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:22

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:23

  9. To assess the prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes among Chinese Han women, and to explore the risk of high-grade cervical lesions associated with individual hr-HPV genotypes.

    Authors: Chunlei Guo, Hui Du, Jerome L. Belinson, Chun Wang, Xia Huang, Xinfeng Qu and Ruifang Wu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:21

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. HBV promotes cell survival by upregulating the expression of the cellular inhibitor of apoptosis protein 2 (cIAP2), however whether it is involved in HBV-induced sorafenib resistance in liver cancer remains un...

    Authors: Shouhua Zhang, Nuoya Li, Yanling Sheng, Wen Chen, Qiangliang Ma, Xin Yu, Jianping Lian, Junquan Zeng, Yipeng Yang and Jinlong Yan

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:20

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Biloma, an encapsulated collection of bile outside the biliary tree, supported by a predominantly iatrogenic biliary fistula, and bile likeage are two of the most important surgical complications after liver r...

    Authors: Renato Patrone, Vincenza Granata, Andrea Belli, Raffaele Palaia, Vittorio Albino, Mauro Piccirillo, Roberta Fusco, Fabiana Tatangelo, Guglielmo Nasti, Antonio Avallone and Francesco Izzo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Chronic Infection of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one risk factor of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Much effort has been made to research the process of HBV-associated HCC, but its molecular mechanisms of carci...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Qinghai Dai, Qian Ding, Min Wei and Xiaohong Kong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:18

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak it is mandatory for health care workers to develop containment strategies. Recently published data showed, that cancer patients might have a higher risk for severe course...

    Authors: Dominic Kaddu-Mulindwa, Lorenz Thurner, Moritz Bewarder, Niels Murawski, Manfred Ahlgrimm, Thorsten Pfuhl, Barbara Gärtner, Sigrun Smola and Stephan Stilgenbauer

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:17

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  14. Persistent infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) is a critical step in cervical carcinogenesis. We report on type-specific hrHPV persistence, clearance and incidence among screen-positive Rwand...

    Authors: Gad Murenzi, Patrick Tuyisenge, Faustin Kanyabwisha, Athanase Munyaneza, Benjamin Muhoza, Gallican Kubwimana, Anthere Murangwa, Leon Mutesa, Kathryn Anastos and Philip E. Castle

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:16

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. The identification of effective prognosis biomarkers for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is crucial to improve treatment and patient outcomes. In the present study, we have attempted to evaluate the correlation...

    Authors: Amina Gihbid, Raja Benzeid, Abdellah Faouzi, Jalal Nourlil, Nezha Tawfiq, Nadia Benchakroun, Amal Guensi, Karima Bendahhou, Abdellatif Benider, Naima El Benna, Imane Chaoui, Rachida Cadi, Mohammed El Mzibri and Meriem Khyatti

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:15

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. Anal cancer is rare in the general population in both genders in the US, but an increased incidence of anal cáncer (AC) has been reported among people living with HIV-1 infection (PLWH) and little is known amo...

    Authors: Yuanfan Ye, Greer A. Burkholder, Amrita Mukherjee, Daniel Chu, Anju Bansal, Staci L. Sudenga, Anna Junkins, Sameer Al Diffalha, Michael S. Saag and Sadeep Shrestha

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:14

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Frequent mutations in the nuclear receptor binding SET domain protein 1 (NSD1) gene have been observed in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC). NSD1 encodes a histone 3 lysine-36 methyltransferase. NSD1

    Authors: Steven F. Gameiro, Farhad Ghasemi, Peter Y. F. Zeng, Neil Mundi, Christopher J. Howlett, Paul Plantinga, John W. Barrett, Anthony C. Nichols and Joe S. Mymryk

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Shirley Chibonda, Ntokozo Ndlovu, Nomsa Tsikai, Lameck Munangaidzwa, Sandra Ndarukwa, Albert Nyamhunga and Tinashe Mazhindu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:12

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:1

  19. Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of malignancies among women in Ethiopia. Knowing the disease could empower women to make an informed decision regarding participation with cervical cancer preventio...

    Authors: Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Eyaya Misgan, Yihun Mulugeta Alemu, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel and Tamrat Abebe

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:11

    Content type: Review

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  20. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is generally associated with chronic antigen stimulation: auto-antigens or of microbial origin. Only one study suggested association between Achromobacter xylosox...

    Authors: Raphaël Borie, Valérie Caro, Hilario Nunes, Marianne Kambouchner, Aurélie Cazes, Martine Antoine, Bruno Crestani, Karen Leroy, Christiane Copie-Bergman, Aurelia Kwasiborski, Christophe Hennequin, Mathias Vandenbogaert, Véronique Hourdel and Jacques Cadranel

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  21. The medical community has been deeply involved in fighting the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and, as a consequence, the care of non-COVID-19 patients has been impacted. However, the treatment of...

    Authors: Francesco Longo, Eleonora M. C. Trecca, Aurelio D’Ecclesia, Chiara Copelli, Karim Tewfik, Alfonso Manfuso, Nicola Pederneschi, Annalisa Mastromatteo, Matteo Aldo Russo, Antonio Pansini, Luca M. Lacerenza, Pier Gerardo Marano and Lazzaro Cassano

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:9

    Content type: Review

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  22. Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most important viral pathogen in people undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT). HCMV detection in the early stages makes is possible to save the patients’ lives throug...

    Authors: Mehrdad Payandeh, Mohammad Hossein Zamanian, Bizhan Nomanpour, Mohammad Soroush Farhadi, Alireza Janbakhsh, Mosayeb Rostamian, Azam Elahi, Somayeh Jafari and Mohammad Dehghannejad

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:8

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Persistent infection with high-risk genotypes of human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer. The HPV oncoprotein E7 is constitutively expressed in cervical cancer and considered as an e...

    Authors: Fariba Dorostkar, Arash Arashkia, Farzin Roohvand, Zabihollah Shoja, Mohsen Navari, Maryam Mashhadi Abolghasem Shirazi, Zahra Shahosseini, Mohammad Farahmand, Mohammad Sadegh Shams nosrati and Somayeh Jalilvand

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. The etiology of prostate cancer (PCa) is multiple and complex. Among the causes recently cited are chronic infections engendered by microorganisms that often go unnoticed. A typical illustration of such a case...

    Authors: Osama Mohammed Saed Abdul-Wahab, Mishari H. Al-Shyarba, Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi, Nessrine Sassi, Majed Saad Shaya Al Fayi, Hassan Otifi, Abdullah Hassan Al Murea, Béhija Mlik and Elhem Yacoub

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. The aim was to evaluate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) cascade of care in the general population (GP) and in two high-risk populations: patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and substance users (AS) in treatment i...

    Authors: Olivera Djuric, Marco Massari, Marta Ottone, Giorgia Collini, Pamela Mancuso, Massimo Vicentini, Antonio Nicolaci, Angela Zannini, Alessandro Zerbini, Valeria Manicardi, Loreta A. Kondili and Paolo Giorgi Rossi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. Adult T cell lymphoma/leukemia (ATLL) is a peripheral T-cell neoplasm caused by human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 (HTLV-1). Small RNAs (sRNAs), including microRNAs (miRNAs), play a pivotal role in the initiati...

    Authors: Andrezza Nascimento, Daniela Raguer Valadão de Souza, Rodrigo Pessôa, Anna Julia Pietrobon, Youko Nukui, Juliana Pereira, Jorge Casseb, Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira, Paula Loureiro, Alberto José da Silva Duarte, Patricia Bianca Clissa and Sabri Saeed Sanabani

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Killian polyp (KP) is a benign lesion that arises from the maxillary sinus. The etiology of KP is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the potential involvement of human papilloma- (HPV) and polyo...

    Authors: Lucia Oton-Gonzalez, John Charles Rotondo, Luca Cerritelli, Nicola Malagutti, Carmen Lanzillotti, Ilaria Bononi, Andrea Ciorba, Chiara Bianchini, Chiara Mazziotta, Monica De Mattei, Stefano Pelucchi, Mauro Tognon and Fernanda Martini

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a common HIV-associated malignancy frequently associated with poor outcomes. It is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in major cities of Mozambique. Antiretroviral therapy is the cor...

    Authors: Matthew E. Coldiron, Ana Gabriela Gutierrez Zamudio, Rolanda Manuel, Gilda Luciano, Barbara Rusch, Iza Ciglenecki, Alex Telnov, Rebecca F. Grais, Laurence Toutous Trellu and Lucas Molfino

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:2

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:25

  29. Cervical cancer is the fourth commonest cancer in women in the world with the highest regional incidence and mortality seen in Southern, Eastern and Western Africa. It is the commonest cause of cancer morbidit...

    Authors: Shirley Chibonda, Ntokozo Ndlovu, Nomsa Tsikai, Lameck Munangaidzwa, Sandra Ndarukwa, Albert Nyamhunga and Tinashe Mazhindu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:1

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:12

  30. COVID-19 has caused great concern for patients with underlying medical conditions. We aimed to determine the prognosis of patients with current or previous cancer with either a PCR-confirmed COVID-19 infection...

    Authors: Majid Sorouri, Amir Kasaeian, Helia Mojtabavi, Amir Reza Radmard, Shadi Kolahdoozan, Amir Anushiravani, Bardia Khosravi, Seyed Mohammad Pourabbas, Masoud Eslahi, Azin Sirusbakht, Marjan Khodabakhshi, Fatemeh Motamedi, Fatemeh Azizi, Reza Ghanbari, Zeynab Rajabi, Ali Reza Sima…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:74

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). The pandemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in significant health, economi...

    Authors: Christine Cassidy, Danielle Dever, Laura Stanbery, Gerald Edelman, Lance Dworkin and John Nemunaitis

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:73

    Content type: Review

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  32. The solid transport media is a small size card that allows fast, easy DNA extraction from a variety of biological samples. In 2016 we developed a solid media transport card; for that pilot study to control the...

    Authors: Hui Du, Xianzhi Duan, Yan Liu, Bin Shi, Wei Zhang, Chun Wang, Xinfen Qu, Juncui Bao, Jingran Li, Chao Zhao, Jing Jiang, Juan Liu, Kejia Wu, Aimin Xiao, Lvfang Duan, Xia Huang…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:72

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) seroprevalence in sub-Saharan African children can range up to 50% by age 2 years but factors affecting early age of KSHV infection are not well understood. Malaria...

    Authors: Katherine R. Sabourin, Sidney Ogolla, Ibrahim I. Daud, Conner L. Jackson, Wendell Miley, Nazzarena Labo, Denise Whitby and Rosemary Rochford

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:71

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. To explore the value of alpha fetoprotein (AFP) and protein induced by vitamin K absence or antagonist-II (PIVKA-II) in diagnosis of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and their relationship with vascu...

    Authors: Yuan-Quan Si, Xiu-Qin Wang, Gang Fan, Chang-Yin Wang, Yuan-Wen Zheng, Xie Song, Cui-Cui Pan, Fu-Lu Chu, Zhan-Feng Liu, Bing-Ru Lu and Zhi-Ming Lu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:70

    Content type: Research Article

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  35. COVID-19 pandemic following the outbreak in China and Western Europe, where it finally lost the momentum, is now devastating North and South America. It has not been identified the reason and the molecular mec...

    Authors: Franco M. Buonaguro, Gerardo Botti, Paolo Antonio Ascierto, Sandro Pignata, Franco Ionna, Paolo Delrio, Antonella Petrillo, Ernesta Cavalcanti, Maurizio Di Bonito, Sisto Perdonà, Michelino De Laurentiis, Francesco Fiore, Raffaele Palaia, Francesco Izzo, Stefania D’Auria, Virginia Rossi…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:69

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Cervical cancer screening is slowly transitioning from Pappanicolaou cytologic screening to primary Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) or HPV testing as an effort to enhance early detection and treatment...

    Authors: Calleb George Onyango, Lilian Ogonda, Bernard Guyah, Clement Shiluli, Gregory Ganda, Omenge Elkanah Orang’o and Kirtika Patel

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:68

    Content type: Review

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  37. Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in developing countries. Since cervical cancer is a preventable disease, screening is an important control and prevention strategy, recommended...

    Authors: Asteray Assmie Ayenew, Biruk Ferede Zewdu and Azezu Asres Nigussie

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:67

    Content type: Research Article

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  38. The aim of this research was to evaluate independently the performance of a new isothermal amplification assay for cervical cancer screening compared to two previously validated PCR-based assays and histologic...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Hui Du, Xia Huang, Chun Wang, Xianzhi Duan, Yan Liu, Bin Shi, Wei Zhang, Xinfeng Qu, Lihui Wei, M. Schiffman, J. L. Belinson and Ruifang Wu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  39. Rapid, high-volume screening programs are needed as part of cervical cancer prevention in China.

    Authors: Andrew Goldstein, Yang Lei, Lena Goldstein, Amelia Goldstein, Qiao Xu Bai, Juan Felix, Roberta Lipson, Maria Demarco, Mark Schiffman, Didem Egemen, Kanan T. Desai, Sarah Bedell, Janet Gersten, Gail Goldstein, Karen O’Keefe, Casey O’Keefe…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:64

    Content type: Research Article

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  40. Schistosoma haematobium, the helminth causing urogenital schistosomiasis, is a known bladder carcinogen. Despite the causal link between S. haematobium and bladder cancer, the underlying mechanisms are poorly und...

    Authors: Evaristus C. Mbanefo, Chinwike Terry Agbo, Yuanlong Zhao, Olivia K. Lamanna, Kim H. Thai, Shannon E. Karinshak, Mohammad Afzal Khan, Chi-Ling Fu, Justin I. Odegaard, Irina V. Saltikova, Michael J. Smout, Luke F. Pennington, Mark R. Nicolls, Theodore S. Jardetzky, Alex Loukas, Paul J. Brindley…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:63

    Content type: Research Article

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  41. We propose an economical cervical screening research and implementation strategy designed to take into account the typically slow natural history of cervical cancer and the severe but hopefully temporary impac...

    Authors: Kayode Olusegun Ajenifuja, Jerome Belinson, Andrew Goldstein, Kanan T. Desai, Silvia de Sanjose and Mark Schiffman

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:61

    Content type: Commentary

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  42. Accelerated global control of cervical cancer would require primary prevention with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in addition to novel screening program strategies that are simple, inexpensive, and ef...

    Authors: Kanan T. Desai, Kayode O. Ajenifuja, Adekunbiola Banjo, Clement A. Adepiti, Akiva Novetsky, Cathy Sebag, Mark H. Einstein, Temitope Oyinloye, Tamara R. Litwin, Matt Horning, Fatai Olatunde Olanrewaju, Mufutau Muphy Oripelaye, Esther Afolabi, Oluwole O. Odujoko, Philip E. Castle, Sameer Antani…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:60

    Content type: Research Article

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  43. Prostatic male genital schistosomiasis and prostate cancer co-existence cases are uncommon however, some studies have indicated that schistosomiasis may trigger development of prostate cancer regardless of age...

    Authors: Emilia T. Choto, Takafira Mduluza, Francisca Mutapi and Moses J. Chimbari

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:59

    Content type: Research Article

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  44. This study was performed to evaluate the significance of positive resection margins (RMs) with the loop electrosurgical excision procedure combined with cold coagulation (LEEP with CC) as a definitive treatmen...

    Authors: Eun Jung Yang, Nae Ry Kim, Ji Yeon Choi, Wook Youn Kim and Sun Joo Lee

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:58

    Content type: Research Article

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