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  1. In the original publication of this article [1] there was an error in the results section of the article.

    Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:47

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:29

  2. Earlier we suggested a new hypothesis of the possible evolutionary role of hereditary tumors (Kozlov, Evolution by tumor Neofunctionalization, 2014), and described a new class of genes – tumor specifically exp...

    Authors: E. A. Matyunina, A. V. Emelyanov, T. V. Kurbatova, A. A. Makashov, I. V. Mizgirev and A. P. Kozlov

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:46

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Although the Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is one of the AIDS defining entity and seen in almost one third of HIV infected patients with low CD4 cell counts, it is not uncommon in HIV seronegative persons, but genital K...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Alamri and B. K. Adiga

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:45

    Content type: Short Report

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  4. Describe the characteristics of patients seen at the Cancer Prevention and Control Service at a Peruvian private cancer clinic in 2014.

    Authors: José Revilla-López, Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, Luis Casanova Marquez, Katrina Weeks, Suzanne Pollard, Adriel Olórtegui-Yzú, María Ruiz-Velazco, Alba Davila-Edquen, Daniel Castro-Dorer, Juan Wong-Barrenechea, Jossira Abad-Seminario, Pamela Gonzáles-Ramos, Fiorella Rivera-Sandoval and Carlos Carracedo-Gonzáles

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:44

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. Invasive cervical cancer (ICC) is more prevalent in HIV infected women and occurs at younger median age than in HIV negative women. Organized cervical cancer screening (CCS) is presently lacking in Nigeria, an...

    Authors: Jonah Musa, Chad J. Achenbach, Charlesnika T. Evans, Neil Jordan, Patrick H. Daru, Olugbenga Silas, Atiene S. Sagay, Rose Anorlu, Supriya D. Mehta, Firas Wehbe, Melissa A. Simon, Isaac F. Adewole, Lifang Hou and Robert L. Murphy

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:43

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. Infections classified as group 1 biological carcinogens include the helminthiases caused by Schistosoma haematobium and Opisthorchis viverrini. The molecular mediators underlying the infection with these parasite...

    Authors: Maria João Gouveia, Paul J. Brindley, Gabriel Rinaldi, Fátima Gärtner, José M. C. da Costa and Nuno Vale

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:41

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. To compare liver-specific EOB-GD-DTPA and liver-non-specific Gd-BT-DO3A MR, in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver colorectal metastases.

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Francesca Maio, Antonio Avallone, Guglielmo Nasti, Raffaele Palaia, Vittorio Albino, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:40

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Persistent infection with human papillomaviruses (HPVs) has been associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical cancer. However, why only a fraction of HPV cases progress to cancer is st...

    Authors: Junwei Zhao, Qin Zhan, Junhan Guo, Min Liu, Yetian Ruan, Tailin Zhu, Lingfei Han and Fang Li

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:38

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. It has been reported that lncRNA MAGI2-AS3 can promote many types of cancer, such as breast cancer and bladder cancer, by regulating cell behaviors, such a proliferation, invasion, and migration. However, its ...

    Authors: Qifang Liu, Shuang Liu, Xiaoying Wang, Jin Zhang and Kuiran Liu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:37

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. In Ethiopia, most cervical cancer patients present at advanced cancer stages, long time after they experience first symptoms. We investigated possible predictors of long time spans between symptom onset and pa...

    Authors: Matthias Begoihn, Assefa Mathewos, Abreha Aynalem, Tigeneh Wondemagegnehu, Ulrike Moelle, Muluken Gizaw, Andreas Wienke, Christoph Thomssen, Dawit Worku, Adamu Addissie, Ahmedin Jemal and Eva Johanna Kantelhardt

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:36

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. The Instituto Angolano de Controlo do Cancer (IACC) Cancer Registry in Luanda, Angola is the most ancient and organized hospital-based cancer registry in Angola and provides data on cancer cases treated in sev...

    Authors: Fernando Miguel, Maria José Bento, Gonçalo Forjaz de Lacerda, Elisabete Weiderpass and Lúcio Lara Santos

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:35

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. The WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer launched in 2018 will translate into an additional one million lives saved or a survival rate of at least 60% for children with cancer to be attained by 2030. Thi...

    Authors: Daniela Cristina Stefan

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:34

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Hepatitis B caused by HBV is a serious public health hazard prevalent worldwide including Bangladesh. Few scattered molecular studies of HBV have been reported in Bangladesh. This study aimed to analyze the ge...

    Authors: Md. Golzar Hossain and Keiji Ueda

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:33

    Content type: Review

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  14. The possible role of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in the pathogenesis of thymic epithelial tumors (TET) remains controversial. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of EBV in TET. We conducted a systematic ...

    Authors: Guofei Zhang, Zipu Yu, Gang Shen, Ying Chai and Chengxiao Liang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:32

    Content type: Review

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  15. Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) is a ubiquitous double-stranded DNA virus that can cause roseola infantum, encephalitis, and seizure disorders. Several studies have shown an association between HHV-6 and cancer bu...

    Authors: Michael J. Wells, Steven Jacobson and Paul H. Levine

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:31

    Content type: Review

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  16. Microecology is an emerging discipline in recent years. The female reproductive tract is an important microecological region, and its microecological environment can directly affect women’s cervical health. Th...

    Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:29

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:47

  17. To characterize the clinico-pathological features including estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and Her-2/neu (HER2) expression in breast cancers in Botswana, and to compare them by HIV status.

    Authors: Rohini K. Bhatia, Mohan Narasimhamurthy, Yehoda M. Martei, Pooja Prabhakar, Jeré Hutson, Sebathu Chiyapo, Ignetious Makozhombwe, Michael Feldman, Mukendi K. A. Kayembe, Kum Cooper and Surbhi Grover

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:28

    Content type: Review

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  18. This study estimated genital warts prevalence, genital-warts-related healthcare resource use and costs, and self-reported human-papillomavirus-related psychosocial impact among male and female patients aged 18...

    Authors: Lani Buenconsejo, Smita Kothari-Talwar, Karen Yee, Amit Kulkarni, Nuria Lara, Montserrat Roset, Anna R. Giuliano and Suzanne Garland

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:26

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. Polyomavirus hominis1, also called BK virus (BKV) is a well-known etiological agent of renal transplant nephropathy and cystitis. Recently, it got great attention from the researcher as a principal predisposing f...

    Authors: Babbiker Mohammed Taher Gorish, Mohammed Elfatih Hussein Ournasseir and Iman Mohammed Shammat

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:25

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (AIDS-KS), a common malignancy in Kenya is associated with high morbidity and mortality. AIDS-KS is treated using bleomycin and vincristine (BV) plus or minus doxorubicin in most lo...

    Authors: Naftali Busakhala, Gabriel Kigen, Paul Waako, R. Matthew Strother, Fredrick Chite and Patrick Loehrer Sr

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:24

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Bacterial infection may be involved in the entire process of tissue carcinogenesis by directly or indirectly affecting the occurrence and development of tumors. Porphyromonas gingivalis (P.gingivalis) is an impor...

    Authors: Xiao-bo Liu, Zi-ye Gao, Chuan-tao Sun, Hui Wen, Bo Gao, Sheng-bao Li and Qiang Tong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:23

    Content type: Review

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  22. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) genotypes concordance among sexual couples has been evaluated in many investigations with considerable variations in the concordance. However, no such study has carried out between ...

    Authors: Mehrdad Davarmanesh, Mehrouz Dezfulian, Mohammad Javad Gharavi, Sarang Younesi, Pourandokht Saadati, Mohammad Mehdi Taheri Amin and Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) is largely used, thanks to its properties, as wound therapy after surgical resection. Several studies and clinical findings have demonstrated that the PRP can accelerate the regenera...

    Authors: Antonio Barbieri, Sabrina Bimonte, Giovanna Loquercio, Domenica Rea, Marco Cascella, Annamaria Anniciello, Antonio Luciano, Giuseppe Palma, Gaetano Di Costanzo, Azzaro Rosa, Pasquale Giuliano and Claudio Arra

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:21

    Content type: Short Report

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  24. B7-H4 is among the B7 family members which may serve as a new targetable immune checkpoint molecule. It was reported that high level of serum B7-H4 level may be correlated with lymphoma. Nevertheless, the role...

    Authors: Ying Jiang, Gangli Cai, Jun Lin, Jing Zhang, Zhilei Bo, Ying Li, Chun Wang and Yin Tong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:20

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Ethiopia lies in the high-risk corridor of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in East Africa, where individuals with this malignancy often do not report established risk factors, suggesting unidentified etiolo...

    Authors: Maria E. Leon, Endale Kassa, Abate Bane, Tufa Gemechu, Yared Tilahun, Nigatu Endalafer, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Rosario N. Brancaccio, Gilles Ferro, Mathewos Assefa, Elizabeth Ward, Massimo Tommasino, Abraham Aseffa, Joachim Schüz, Ahmedin Jemal and Tarik Gheit

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. The pathogenesis of lung cancer is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, being the tobacco smoke the most important risk factor. Nevertheless, the incidence of lung cancer in non-smo...

    Authors: Estela Maria Silva, Vânia Sammartino Mariano, Paula Roberta Aguiar Pastrez, Miguel Cordoba Pinto, Emily Montosa Nunes, Laura Sichero, Luisa Lina Villa, Cristovam Scapulatempo-Neto, Kari Juhani Syrjanen and Adhemar Longatto-Filho

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:18

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a relatively common cancer of childhood in tropical Africa, although its precise incidence and continent-wide geographic distribution have not been previously systematically studied.

    Authors: Lucia Hämmerl, Murielle Colombet, Rosemary Rochford, David Martin Ogwang and Donald Maxwell Parkin

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. Cervical cancer is a common cancer among women worldwide and is closely related to high-risk human papillomavirus infection (HR-HPV). The immune microenvironment is thought to play an essential role in viral i...

    Authors: Bohan Li, Ling Zhang, Jianguo Zhao, Guichun Tan, Wenwen Zhang, Na Zhang, Jing Tian and Pengpeng Qu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:16

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. While the burden of cancer in Africa is rapidly rising, there is a lack of investment in healthcare professionals to deliver care. Here we report the results of a survey of systemic therapy workload of oncolog...

    Authors: Verna Vanderpuye, Nazik Hammad, Yehoda Martei, Wilma M. Hopman, Adam Fundytus, Richard Sullivan, Bostjan Seruga, Gilberto Lopes, Manju Sengar, Michael D. Brundage and Christopher M. Booth

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:11

    Content type: Research article

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  30. New strategies are needed to combat the high incidence of cervical cancer in resource-limited settings such as sub-Saharan Africa. Screening for high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) DNA is sensitive for pre-...

    Authors: Miriam Nakalembe, Philippa Makanga, Frank Mubiru, Megan Swanson, Jeffrey Martin and Megan Huchko

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:14

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. To evaluate the correlation of serum PIVKA-II levels and development of portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients.

    Authors: Tao Li, Yuanzi Yu, Juan Liu, Xiangguo Tian, Meng Kong, Lei Wu, Shaocan Tang, Shengqing Gu, Jingfang Zhao, Yi Cui and Jinhua Hu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:13

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The impact of South Africa’s high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) burden on cancer risk is not fully understood, particularly in the context of antiretroviral treatment (ART) availability. We examined natio...

    Authors: Tafadzwa Dhokotera, Julia Bohlius, Adrian Spoerri, Matthias Egger, Jabulani Ncayiyana, Victor Olago, Elvira Singh and Mazvita Sengayi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:12

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Thymoquinone (TQ) is the principal active monomer isolated from the seed of the medicinal plant Nigella sativa. This compound has antitumor effects against various types of cancer including hepatocellular carcino...

    Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Vittorio Albino, Antonio Barbieri, Maria Luisa Tamma, Aurelio Nasto, Raffaele Palaia, Carlo Molino, Paolo Bianco, Andrea Vitale, Rita Schiano, Aldo Giudice and Marco Cascella

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:10

    Content type: Review

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  34. We carried out a retrospective study on the prevalence of HPV and genotype distribution by nested PCR and nucleotide sequencing analysis, in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded biopsies of 135 head and neck canc...

    Authors: Boniface Kofi, Christian Diamant Mossoro-Kpinde, Ralph-Sydney Mboumba Bouassa, Hélène Péré, Leman Robin, Gérard Gresenguet and Laurent Bélec

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:9

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  35. Oropharyngeal cancers associated with high-risk type human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) infection have better prognosis than virus negative cancers. Similarly, the HPV status in laryngeal cancer (LC) may be associa...

    Authors: Asanori Kiyuna, Taro Ikegami, Takayuki Uehara, Hitoshi Hirakawa, Shinya Agena, Jin Uezato, Shunsuke Kondo, Yukashi Yamashita, Zeyi Deng, Hiroyuki Maeda, Mikio Suzuki and Akira Ganaha

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:8

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The underlying cause of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is unknown. It has been theorized that infectious agents could contribute to ovarian tumorigenesis.

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:7

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa include Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Principe. These countries belong to an interstate organization known as PALOP. In June 2018, PALOP or...

    Authors: Lúcio Lara Santos, Hirondina Borges Spencer, Fernando Miguel, Satish Tulsidás, Belmira Rodrigues and Lygia Vieira Lopes

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:6

    Content type: Meeting Report

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  38. With few exceptions, current chemotherapy and radiotherapy protocols only obtain a slightly prolonged survival with severe adverse effects in patients with advanced solid tumors. In particular, most solid mali...

    Authors: Alberto Reale, Adriana Vitiello, Valeria Conciatori, Cristina Parolin, Arianna Calistri and Giorgio Palù

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:5

    Content type: Review

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  39. Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with the incidence of gastric cancer. Endoscopic resection has been developed as a proper technique to treat early stage of gastric cancer. However, some patients devel...

    Authors: Mayu Sato, Kou Miura, Chihiro Kageyama, Hiroyuki Sakae, Yuka Obayashi, Yoshiro Kawahara, Osamu Matsushita, Kenji Yokota and Hiroyuki Okada

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:4

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Tannerella forsythia and Porphyromonas gingivalis are anaerobic, Gram-negative bacterial species which have been implicated in periodontal diseases as a part of red complex of periodontal pathogens. Esophageal ca...

    Authors: Bartosz Malinowski, Anna Węsierska, Klaudia Zalewska, Maya M. Sokołowska, Wiktor Bursiewicz, Maciej Socha, Mateusz Ozorowski, Katarzyna Pawlak-Osińska and Michał Wiciński

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:3

    Content type: Review

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  41. Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major risk factor for the occurrence and development of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Microvascular invasion (MVI) of HCC is closely related to po...

    Authors: Chao Qu, Xinyu Huang, Kui Liu, Kun Li, Bin Tan, Linlin Qu, Jingyu Cao and Chengzhan Zhu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:2

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors’ names was processed incorrectly.

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

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:1

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:2

  43. Chronic diseases such as chagasic megaesophagus (secondary to Chagas’ disease) have been suggested as etiological factors for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma; however, the molecular mechanisms involved are ...

    Authors: Fernanda Franco Munari, Adriana Cruvinel-Carloni, Croider Franco Lacerda, Antônio Talvane Torres de Oliveira, Cristovam Scapulatempo-Neto, Sandra Regina Morini da Silva, Eduardo Crema, Sheila Jorge Adad, Maria Aparecida Marchesan Rodrigues, Maria Aparecida Coelho Arruda Henry, Denise Peixoto Guimarães, Adhemar Longatto-Filho and Rui Manuel Reis

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2018 13:43

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-G is an immune checkpoint molecule, which expression in cervical cancer cells enables them to escape immunosurveillance. To date, limited information has been published on the ass...

    Authors: Hui-Hui Xu, Xia Zhang, Hai-Hong Zheng, Qiu-Yue Han, Ai-Fen Lin and Wei-Hua Yan

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2018 13:42

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a malignant cancer of the liver and a leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has not been known to have a direct causal relati...

    Authors: Amos Otedo, Kenneth O. Simbiri, Vincent Were, Omollo Ongati and Benson A. Estambale

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2018 13:41

    Content type: Research article

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