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  1. Patients with cancer are at high risk for severe courses of COVID-19. Based on (pre-)clinical data suggesting a potential protective effect due to the immunomodulating properties of azithromycin, we have initi...

    Authors: Maximilian J. Mair, Agnieszka Maj-Hes, Alina Nussbaumer-Pröll, Rainer Puhr, Agnieszka Christenheit, Marlene Troch, Hannah C. Puhr, Angelika M. Starzer, Ariane Steindl, Sabine Eberl, Helmuth Haslacher, Thomas Perkmann, Christoph Minichsdorfer, Gerald W. Prager, Wolfgang W. Lamm, Anna S. Berghoff…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:9
  2. The stomach is a common site for extranodal non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. While Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is the main established risk factor for primary gastric lymphoma, a fraction could be aetiologically assoc...

    Authors: Mayo Hirabayashi, Alexandra Traverse-Glehen, Jean-Damien Combes, Gary M. Clifford and Catherine de Martel
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:8
  3. Historically, COVID-19 emerges as one of the most devastating diseases of humankind, which creates an unmanageable health crisis worldwide. Until now, this disease costs millions of lives and continues to para...

    Authors: Carl Gunnar Gottschalk, Daniel Peterson, Jan Armstrong, Konstance Knox and Avik Roy
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:7

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:23

  4. Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes differ by geographic location. With the advent of HPV vaccination and HPV-based cervical screening tests in Ethiopia, a nationwide dataset on the genotype distribution of H...

    Authors: Awoke Derbie, Melanie Maier, Bereket Amare, Eyaya Misgan, Endalkachew Nibret, Uwe G. Liebert, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel and Tamrat Abebe
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:4
  5. The role of gut microbiota and its products in human health and disease is profoundly investigated. The communication between gut microbiota and the host involves a complicated network of signaling pathways vi...

    Authors: Saba Jalalifar, Hassan Morovati Khamsi, Seyed Reza Hosseini-Fard, Sajad Karampoor, Bahar Bajelan, Gholamreza Irajian and Rasoul Mirzaei
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:6

  6. Recent studies have proved that tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) is associated with a lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) occurrence in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients and HCC recurrence in pati...

    Authors: Jianming Yang, Yewu Chen, Haobin Sun, Xijian Zhang, Jianfeng Wang, Zhixing Liang, Binsheng Fu, Tong Zhang, Shuhong Yi, Yinan Deng and Yang Yang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:2
  7. There is a paucity of data on public awareness of cancer in Ethiopia. This study assessed cancer signs, symptoms, and risk factors awareness among individuals aged 18 and older in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Authors: Zinaye Tekeste, Nega Berhe, Mahlet Arage, Abraham Degarege and Yohannes Adama Melaku
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:56

  8. Inflammatory pseudotumour-like follicular/fibroblastic dendritic cell sarcoma (IPT-like FDCS) is a rare EBV-associated variant of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma, usually arising in the liver or spleen and c...

    Authors: Francesca Pagliuca, Andrea Ronchi, Annamaria Auricchio, Eva Lieto and Renato Franco
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:63
  9. As a novel tumor suppressor mediator, activating transcription factor 3 (ATF3) has recently aroused an interest in its possible therapeutic applications in various cancers. In this study, we evaluated the effe...

    Authors: Amirhossein Akbarpour Arsanjani, Haniyeh Abuei, Abbas Behzad-Behbahani, Zahra Bagheri, Rita Arabsolghar and Ali Farhadi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:62
  10. Serum HBV RNA has been considered a potential biomarker in monitoring the prognosis of chronic hepatitis B (CHB). However, Real-life cohort studies on the profile of HBV RNA in chronic HBV infected patients du...

    Authors: Bei Jiang, Qinghai Dai, Yamin Liu, Guangxin Yu and Yuqiang Mi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:61
  11. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a frequent primary liver cancer, and it is one of the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a crucial risk factor for HCC. Thus, this st...

    Authors: Lei Wang, Manman Qiu, Lili Wu, Zexing Li, Xinyi Meng, Lu He and Bing Yang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:60
  12. Actinic keratosis (AK) is a precursor of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC). UV radiation is the major risk factor for AK, but certain human papillomaviruses (HPVs) of the beta genus are also involved in...

    Authors: Maria Gabriella Donà, Tarik Gheit, Maria Vincenza Chiantore, Maria Fenicia Vescio, Fabiola Luzi, Francesca Rollo, Luisa Accardi, Carlo Cota, Luisa Galati, Giovanna Romeo, Massimo Giuliani, Massimo Tommasino and Paola Di Bonito
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:59
  13. Exosomes are the smallest group of extracellular vesicles in size from 30 to 150 nm, surrounded by a lipid bilayer membrane, and originate from multivesicular bodies secreted by different types of cells, such ...

    Authors: Shahab Mahmoudvand, Somayeh Shokri, Mohsen Nakhaie, Farid Azizi Jalilian, Ameneh Mehri-Ghahfarrokhi, Reza Yarani and Ali Shojaeian
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:58
  14. The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) causes various B-cell lymphomas and epithelial malignancies, including gastric cancer (GC) at frequencies ranging from 5 to 10% in adenocarcinomas (ADK) to 80% in GC with lymphoid ...

    Authors: M. C. Siciliano, S. Tornambè, G. Cevenini, E. Sorrentino, M. Granai, G. Giovannoni, D. Marrelli, I. Biviano, F. Roviello, H. Yoshiyama, L. Leoncini, S. Lazzi and L. Mundo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:57
  15. Antiviral therapy has been shown to benefit long-term survival after curative hepatectomy in patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with high levels of HBV-DNA, but the...

    Authors: Ziqiang Li, Chengpeng Tan, Xiaohong Liu, Zhe Feng and Kun Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:56
  16. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is recognized as one of the major causes of infection-related cancer worldwide. In Spain, the HPV vaccination program started in 2007 and until 2022, it targeted 12-year-ol...

    Authors: Noelia López, Ignacio Salamanca de la Cueva, Elena Taborga, Auxiliadora Fernández de Alba, Inés Cabeza, Reyes Mazas Raba, Josep Marès, Patricia Company, Bruno Herrera and Manuel Cotarelo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:55
  17. Recent studies have shown the importance of the microbiota in women's health. Indeed, the persistence of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)-related lesions in patients with dysbiosis can be the antechamber to cervica...

    Authors: Miriam Dellino, Eliano Cascardi, Antonio Simone Laganà, Giovanni Di Vagno, Antonio Malvasi, Rosanna Zaccaro, Katia Maggipinto, Gerardo Cazzato, Salvatore Scacco, Raffaele Tinelli, Alessandro De Luca, Marina Vinciguerra, Vera Loizzi, Antonella Daniele, Ettore Cicinelli, Carmine Carriero…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:53
  18. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes acute and chronic infection in the clinic. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is closely linked to HBV infection. Serum Golgi protein 73 (GP73) increases during HBV infection. Howeve...

    Authors: Long Liu, Yanping Huang, Yanan Fu, Jingjing Rao, Feng Zeng, Manshan Ji, Xiang Xu, Jianyong Zhu, Weixing Du and Zhixin Liu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:52
  19. Nowadays, cancer is the leading cause of death among threats to humanity, necessitating prompt action and preparation. Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and is currently treated with s...

    Authors: Dorsa Haghighi, Shaghayegh Yazdani, Mahdieh Farzanehpour and Hadi Esmaeili Gouvarchinghaleh
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:51
  20. Bladder cancer is a challenging public health concern in South of Iran because of its high prevalence and the related medical expenses. Although the exact etiology of bladder cancer remains unknown, given the ...

    Authors: Reza Taherkhani and Fatemeh Farshadpour
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:50
  21. Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) are more likely to develop severe course of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and experience increased risk of mortality compared to S...

    Authors: Saad Alhumaid, Abbas Al Mutair, Jawad S. Busubaih, Nourah Al Dossary, Murtadha Alsuliman, Sarah A. Baltyour, Ibrahim Alissa, Hassan I. Al Hassar, Noor A. Al Aithan, Hani A. Albassri, Suliman A. AlOmran, Raed M. ALGhazal, Ahmed Busbaih, Nasser A. Alsalem, Waseem Alagnam, Mohammed Y. Alyousef…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:49
  22. In order to increase HPV vaccination, it is necessary to identify the factors influencing vaccination behavior among different cultures and the young adult populations. To evaluate the factors influencing HPV ...

    Authors: Soudabeh Yarmohammadi, Mohtasham Ghaffari, Yadollah Mehrabi, Samira Mousavi and Ali Ramezankhani
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:48
  23. Oncogenic viruses, including hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein Barr virus (EBV), and Kaposi Sarcoma Herpes virus (KSHV) contribute to a significant proportio...

    Authors: Eva H. Clark, Sarah T. Ahmed, Elaine Chang, Elizabeth Y. Chiao and Donna L. White
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:47
  24. The most common type of cancer of the digestive system is hepatocellular carcinoma. In China, many patients harbour HBV. The lin28B/Let-7c/MYC axis is associated with the occurrence of many cancers. Therefore,...

    Authors: Like Zhang, Xia Jiang, Guiqi Wang, Tatsuo Kanda, Osamu Yokosuka, Congjie Zhai, Lei Zhang, Peng Liu, Zengren Zhao and Zhongxin Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:46
  25. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the primary cause of invasive cervical cancer (ICC). The prevalence of various HPV genotypes, ranging from oncogenically low- to high-risk, may be influenced by geographic and dem...

    Authors: Charles D. Warden, Preetam Cholli, Hanjun Qin, Chao Guo, Yafan Wang, Chetan Kancharla, Angelique M. Russell, Sylvana Salvatierra, Lorraine Z. Mutsvunguma, Kerin K. Higa, Xiwei Wu, Sharon Wilczynski, Raju Pillai and Javier Gordon Ogembo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:44
  26. Cervical cancer is a public health challenge despite the available free screening service in Ethiopia. Early screening for cervical cancer significantly improves the chances of successful treatment of pre-canc...

    Authors: Abraham Tamirat Gizaw, Ziad El-Khatib, Wadu Wolancho, Demuma Amdissa, Shemsedin Bamboro, Minyahil Tadesse Boltena, Seth Christopher Yaw Appiah, Benedict Oppong Asamoah, Yitbarek Wasihun and Kasahun Girma Tareke
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:43
  27. Cervical cancer prevention for older women can be challenging since there are no specific guidelines for this group. This study aimed to determine the incidence of oncogenic HPV and HPV-related dysplasia in elder...

    Authors: Ruth S. Hermansson, Matts Olovsson, Inger Gustavsson, Ulf Gyllensten, Olga Lindkvist, Julia Hedlund Lindberg, Gabriella Lillsunde-Larsson and Annika K. Lindström
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:42
  28. To date, there is no information on the safety and efficacy of the novel anti-sarbecoviruses monoclonal antibody sotrovimab administered, as a post-exposure prophylactic measure, during the aplastic phase of a...

    Authors: Gianpaolo Marcacci, Nicola Coppola, Emanuela Madonna, Cristina Becchimanzi, Stefania De Pascalis, Silvia D’Ovidio, Stefania Crisci, Piera Maiolino, Rosaria De Filippi and Antonio Pinto
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:41
  29. Both SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-based vaccines [BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) and mRNA-1273 (Moderna)] have shown high efficacy, with very modest side effects in limiting transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and in preventing the sev...

    Authors: Maria Antonietta Isgrò, Giusy Trillò, Luigi Russo, Anna Lucia Tornesello, Luigi Buonaguro, Maria Lina Tornesello, Leonardo Miscio, Nicola Normanno, Attilio Antonio Montano Bianchi, Franco Maria Buonaguro and Ernesta Cavalcanti
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:40
  30. Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) has worldwide variations in incidence that are related to the age of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. This study examined the age-specific incidence rate (ASIR) of BL and community E...

    Authors: Dana N. Muhealdeen, Alan Shwan, Rafil T. Yaqo, Hemin A. Hassan, Bryar O. Muhammed, Rawa M. Ali and Michael D. Hughson
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:39
  31. COVID-19 infection is a serious threat to patients with primary diseases, especially multiple cancers. Studies suggest that cancer patients are one of the most susceptible populations to experience severe COVI...

    Authors: Hamidreza Zalpoor, Abdullatif Akbari, Negar Nayerain Jazi, Mahsa Liaghat and Maryam Bakhtiyari
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:38
  32. This is a report on the research activities currently ongoing in virology, oncology and virus-associated cancers and possibilities of their treatment and prevention by vaccines and immunotherapies as outlined ...

    Authors: Maria G. Isaguliants, Ivan Trotsenko and Franco M. Buonaguro
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17(Suppl 2):28

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  33. Kaposi sarcoma is one of the most prevalent HIV-associated malignancies in sub-Saharan Africa and is often diagnosed at advanced stage of disease. Only 50% of KS patients who qualify for chemotherapy receive i...

    Authors: Devon E. McMahon, Rhea Singh, Linda Chemtai, Aggrey Semeere, Helen Byakwaga, Merridy Grant, Miriam Laker-Oketta, Celestine Lagat, Sigrid Collier, Toby Maurer, Jeffrey Martin, Ingrid V. Bassett, Lisa Butler, Samson Kiprono, Naftali Busakhala and Esther E. Freeman
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:37
  34. The mouse mammary tumour virus (MMTV) is implicated in the aetiology of murine mammary carcinomas and a variant of it, the type B leukemogenic virus, can cause murine thymic lymphomas. Interestingly, a MMTV-li...

    Authors: Francesca Parisi, Francesca Lessi, Michele Menicagli, Prospero Civita, Romano Liotti, Francesca Millanta, Giulia Freer, Mauro Pistello, Chiara Maria Mazzanti and Alessandro Poli
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:35
  35. Hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for more than half of total HCC patients in developing countries. Currently, HBV-related HCC diagnosis and prognosis still lack specific ...

    Authors: Yi-Min Hu, Ruoxi Ran, Chaoqi Yang and Song-Mei Liu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:34
  36. Intestinal protozoa Blastocystis hominis and Cryptosporidium spp. are two influential factors in intestinal complications and malignancies. In present study, we estimated the pooled prevalence and odds ratio (OR)...

    Authors: Ali Taghipour, Esmail Rayatdoost, Amir Bairami, Saeed Bahadory and Amir Abdoli
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:32
  37. Serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) concentration has been used for the evaluation and prediction of prognosis of several tumors, including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the relationship between chang...

    Authors: Genghui Zhuang, Yuping Xie, Junfeng Hong, Shan Lin, Tingting Chen and Wenzheng Fang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:31
  38. Cefminox sodium is an antimicrobial agent with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Cefminox sodium has high security in clinical practice for its few adverse...

    Authors: Shuling Wu, Xiaoyue Bi, Yanjie Lin, Liu Yang, Minghui Li and Yao Xie
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:30
  39. The β3 human papillomavirus (HPV)49 induces immortalization of primary keratinocytes through the action of E6 and E7 oncoproteins with an efficiency similar to alpha high risk (HR)-HPV16. Since HR-HPV oncoprot...

    Authors: Maria Vincenza Chiantore, Marco Iuliano, Roberta Maria Mongiovì, Sankhadeep Dutta, Massimo Tommasino, Paola Di Bonito, Luisa Accardi, Giorgio Mangino and Giovanna Romeo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:29
  40. To verify the association of high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) viral load reflected by cycle threshold (Ct) values from HPV testing on Cobas4800 assay with the histologic grades of cervical lesions via an...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Hui Du, Aimin Xiao, Wei Zhang, Chun Wang, Xia Huang, Xinfeng Qu, Jianliu Wang and Ruifang Wu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:27
  41. High-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) persistence is the most important risk factor for cervical cancer. We have assessed the type-specific HR HPV persistence among HIV positive and HIV negative Tanzanian ...

    Authors: Patricia Swai, Vibeke Rasch, Ditte S. Linde, Bariki Mchome, Rachel Manongi, Chun Sen Wu, Marianne Waldstrom, Thomas Iftner, Julius Mwaiselage and Susanne K. Kjaer
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:26
  42. This article provides an overview of diffusion kurtosis (DKI) imaging in abdominal oncology. DKI allows for more data on tissue structures than the conventional diffusion model (DWI). However, DKI requires hig...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Andrea Belli, Ginevra Danti, Eleonora Bicci, Carmen Cutolo, Antonella Petrillo and Francesco Izzo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:25
  43. There are few reports on lung cancer among people with HIV (PWH) in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this report, we describe a cohort of PWH and lung cancer at the Uganda Cancer Institute.

    Authors: Joseph Baruch Baluku, Naghib Bogere, Sharon Namiiro, Victoria Walusansa, Irene Andia-Biraro, William Worodria and Bruce Kirenga
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:24

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