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  1. Research Article

    Diagnostic value of prothrombin induced by the absence of vitamin K or antagonist-II (PIVKA-II) for early stage HBV related hepatocellular carcinoma

    To evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of prothrombin induced by the absence of vitamin K or antagonist-II (PIVKA-II) for early stage hepatitis virus B (HBV) related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

    Xiumei Wang, Weiwei Zhang, Youde Liu, Wenjing Gong, Ping Sun, Xiangshuo Kong, Miaomiao Yang and Zhihua Wang

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:47

    Published on: 23 August 2017

  2. Research Article

    High risk human papilloma viruses (HPVs) are present in benign prostate tissues before development of HPV associated prostate cancer

    Although high risk HPVs are associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer it is not known if they have a causal role. The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential role of human papilloma vi...

    Wendy K. Glenn, Christopher C. Ngan, Timothy G. Amos, Richard J. Edwards, Joshua Swift, Louise Lutze-Mann, Fei Shang, Noel J. Whitaker and James S. Lawson

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:46

    Published on: 11 August 2017

  3. Short Report

    Salvage chemotherapy for adults with relapsed or refractory lymphoma in Malawi

    Lymphoma is highly associated with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which contributes to worse outcomes relative to resource-rich settings, and frequent failure of first-line chemotherapy. However, there are n...

    Bongani Kaimila, Toon van der Gronde, Christopher Stanley, Edwards Kasonkanji, Maria Chikasema, Blessings Tewete, Paula Fox and Satish Gopal

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:45

    Published on: 9 August 2017

  4. Research Article

    Whole-genome analysis of human papillomavirus genotypes 52 and 58 isolated from Japanese women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cervical cancer

    Human papillomavirus genotypes 52 and 58 (HPV52/58) are frequently detected in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and invasive cervical cancer (ICC) in East Asian countries including Japan....

    Yuri Tenjimbayashi, Mamiko Onuki, Yusuke Hirose, Seiichiro Mori, Yoshiyuki Ishii, Takamasa Takeuchi, Nobutaka Tasaka, Toyomi Satoh, Tohru Morisada, Takashi Iwata, Shingo Miyamoto, Koji Matsumoto, Akihiko Sekizawa and Iwao Kukimoto

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:44

    Published on: 4 August 2017

  5. Research Article

    Six years genotype distribution of Human Papillomavirus in Calabria Region, Southern Italy: a retrospective study

    Although analysis of the Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype spread in a particular area has a crucial impact on public health and prevention programmes, there is a lack of epidemiological data regarding HPV i...

    Luisa Galati, Cinzia Peronace, Maria Teresa Fiorillo, Rosanna Masciari, Cristina Giraldi, Salvatore Nisticò, Pasquale Minchella, Vincenzo Maiolo, Giorgio Settimo Barreca, Nadia Marascio, Angelo Giuseppe Lamberti, Aida Giancotti, Maria Gabriella Lepore, Francesca Greco, Maria Vittoria Mauro, Annelisa Borelli…

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:43

    Published on: 27 July 2017

  6. Research Article

    Interleukin-17F expression is elevated in hepatitis C patients with fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma

    The role of interleukin (IL) 17A in chronic liver diseases had been extensively studied, but the function of IL-17F, which shares a high degree of homology with IL-17A, in the progression of chronic hepatic di...

    Ming-Sian Wu, Chun-Hsiang Wang, Fan-Chen Tseng, Hsuan-Ju Yang, Yin-Chiu Lo, Yi-Ping Kuo, De-Jiun Tsai, Wan-Ting Tsai and Guann-Yi Yu

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:42

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  7. Research Article

    Prevalence and characteristics of Epstein–Barr virus-associated gastric carcinomas in Portugal

    Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most common malignant tumors of the digestive tract and is the third leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) has been associated with approximately 1...

    Célia Nogueira, Marta Mota, Rui Gradiz, Maria Augusta Cipriano, Francisco Caramelo, Hugo Cruz, Ana Alarcão, Francisco Castro e Sousa, Fernando Oliveira, Fernando Martinho, João Moura Pereira, Paulo Figueiredo and Maximino Leitão

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:41

    Published on: 19 July 2017

  8. Research Article

    Rare bacterial isolates causing bloodstream infections in Ethiopian patients with cancer

    In recent years, saprophytic bacteria have been emerging as potential human pathogens causing life-threatening infections in patients with malignancies. However, evidence is lacking concerning such bacteria, p...

    Balew Arega, Yimtubezinash Wolde-Amanuel, Kelemework Adane, Ezra Belay, Abdulaziz Abubeker and Daniel Asrat

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:40

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  9. Erratum

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

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

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:37

    Published on: 26 June 2017

    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:34

  10. 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

  11. Review

    The efficacy of Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (green tea) in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: an overview of pre-clinical studies and translational perspectives in clinical practice

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder and the most common form of dementia characterized by cognitive and memory impairment. One of the mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of AD, is the o...

    Marco Cascella, Sabrina Bimonte, Maria Rosaria Muzio, Vincenzo Schiavone and Arturo Cuomo

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:36

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

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