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  1. Little is known about the outcome for HIV-associated Hodgkin lymphoma (HIV-HL) as this is less common than HIV-negative lymphoma. Therefore, we performed a multi-center study to analyze the clinical characteri...

    Authors: Lirong Xiao, Chaoyu Wang, Sai Ma, Yifan Wang, Liping Guan, Juyi Wu, Wei Zhang, Yao Liu and Yan Wu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:12
  2. Numerous studies have shown that Schistosoma japonicum infection correlates with an increased risk of liver hepatocellular carcinoma (LIHC). However, data regarding the role of this infection in LIHC oncogenesis ...

    Authors: Shuyan Sheng, Bangjie Chen, Ruiyao Xu, Yanxun Han, Deshen Mao, Yuerong Chen, Conghan Li, Wenzhuo Su, Xinyang Hu, Qing Zhao, Scott Lowe, Yuting Huang, Wei Shao and Yong Yao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:10
  3. Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) is associated with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). In tumor cells the MCPyV large T antigen (LT-Ag) is frequently found truncated and this is considered a m...

    Authors: Rosaria Arvia, Mauro Sollai, Daniela Massi, Patricia Asensio-Calavia, Carmelo Urso and Krystyna Zakrzewska
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:9
  4. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is prevalent in southern China. EBV DNA is the most useful biomarker in NPC. However, the value of EBV DNA in posttreatment NPC patients infected with severe acute respiratory sy...

    Authors: Cheng Lin, Meifang Li, Yingying Lin, Yu Zhang, Hanchuan Xu, Bijuan Chen, Xia Yan and Yun Xu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:8
  5. Antiviral therapies that target herpesviruses are clinically important. Nelfinavir is a protease inhibitor that targets the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) aspartyl protease. Previous studies demonstrated t...

    Authors: Maggie Li, Barbara J. Smith, Jaeyeun Lee, Jennifer Petr, Nicole M. Anders, Robyn Wiseman, Michelle A. Rudek, Richard F. Ambinder and Prashant J. Desai
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:7
  6. Scaling up surgical services for cervical cancer in low and middle income countries requires quantification of the need for those services. The aim of this study was to estimate the global burden of cervical c...

    Authors: Emma R Allanson, Syed Nabeel Zafar, Chidinma P Anakwenze, Kathleen M Schmeler, Edward L Trimble and Surbhi Grover
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:5
  7. Our aim was to assess the trend in gynaecologic cancer (GC) mortality in the period from 2010 to 2022 in the United States, with focus on the impact of the pandemic on increased deaths.

    Authors: Yuyan Xi, Yuxin Guo, Sikai Qiu, Fan Lv, Yujiao Deng, Jingyi Xie, Zixuan Xing, Yajing Bo, Chenyu Chang, Fan Zhang, Fanpu Ji and Mu Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:4
  8. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which is featured with high morbidity and mortality worldwide, is a primary malignant tumor of the liver. Recently, there is a wealth of supporting evidence revealing that NK ce...

    Authors: Zhengmei Lu, Xiaowei Chai, Yong Pan and Shibo Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:3
  9. Women in Africa are experiencing a rising burden of endometrial cancer. Research and investment to improve treatment and outcomes are critically needed. We systematically reviewed and characterized endometrial...

    Authors: Chidinma P. Anakwenze, Agnes Ewongwo, Louisa Onyewadume, Ademola Oyekan, Chinelo Onwualu Chigbo, Luca Valle, Yimin Geng, Paul Olapade, Kenechukwu Okwunze, Nwamaka Lasebikan, Anuja Jhingran, Onyinye D. Balogun and Atara Ntekim
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:2
  10. Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) comprises a rare malignant primary skin tumor presenting neuroendocrine differentiation. Recently, agents blocking the programmed cell death protein 1 and programmed cell death prot...

    Authors: Stella Meireles Siqueira, Gabriella Campos-do-Carmo, Paulo Ricardo Garcia da Silva, Isabele Ávila Small and Andreia Cristina De Melo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2024 19:1
  11. Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Evidences show that, routine immunization of girls at age 14 year and immunization of girls at age 9 year through a 5 years extended interval between...

    Authors: Mulugeta Wassie, Alebachew Ferede Zegeye, Wondesen Worku, Tiruye Sisay, Tsadik Eyob and Daniel Ayelegne Gebeyehu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:84
  12. The era of precision medicine requires the achievement of accurate risk assessment. Polygenic risk scores (PRSs) have strong potential for increasing the benefits of nationwide cancer screening programs. The c...

    Authors: Anna Tisler, Anneli Uusküla, Sven Erik Ojavee, Kristi Läll and Triin Laisk
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:82
  13. Cervical cancer is preventable through screening and vaccination against high-risk human papillomavirus (hr-HPV). For a screening program to be successful it is vital that the clinical management and follow-up...

    Authors: Avalon Sundqvist, Johanna Nicklasson, Pernilla Olausson and Christer Borgfeldt
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:81
  14. Previous studies achieved low microbial detection rates in lymphoma patients with interstitial pneumonia (IP) after chemotherapy. However, the metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) is a comprehensive a...

    Authors: Dian Jin, Jing Le, Qianqian Yang, Qianqian Cai, Hui Dai, Liufei Luo, Jiaqi Tong and Wenxiu Shu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:80
  15. Despite the introduction of combined antiretroviral therapy, the clinical outcomes of HIV-associated Burkitt lymphoma (BL) remain poor.

    Authors: Jinrong Zhao, Haiyan Min, Yunhong Huang, Yaokai Chen, Min Wang, Lirong Xiao, Guo Wei, Yan Wu, Yao Liu and Wei Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:79
  16. The role of high-risk human papillomaviruses (hr-HPVs) in cervical cancer (CC) pathogenesis has long been established. Knowledge about the involvement of hr-HPVs in the etiology of nasopharyngeal cancers (NPC)...

    Authors: Sheila Santa, Charles A. Brown, Patrick K. Akakpo, Lawrence Edusei, Osbourne Quaye and Emmanuel A. Tagoe
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:78
  17. It is commonly accepted that host genes show high methylation in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 (CIN3) or worse (CIN3+). However, study quality varies, as does the clinical performance of markers in diff...

    Authors: Yuxiang Liu, Yan Chen, Jing Xiong, Peng Zhu, Yuhang An, Shu Li, Puxiang Chen and Qing Li
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:77
  18. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) among HPV-positive women undergoing colposcopy at the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South Un...

    Authors: Mengjie Jiang, Hui Ding, Ling He, Danning Xu, Ping Jiang, Haoneng Tang, Qian Wang, Xuemei Wang and Lingli Tang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:76
  19. Laryngeal cancer ranks as the second most prevalent upper airway malignancy, following Lung cancer. Although some progress has been made in managing laryngeal cancer, the 5-year survival rate is disappointing....

    Authors: Meixuan Wan, Xinxin Yang, Lin He and Hongxue Meng
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:75
  20. In addition to the conventional aetiologic agents of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) such as tobacco usage, alcohol consumption and betel quid usage, it has been established that a proportion of ...

    Authors: Hans Prakash Sathasivam, Sangeetha Passu Davan, Szu May Chua, Rahmuna Fazlina Rohaizat, Rohaizam Japar, Zahirrudin Zakaria, Abd Razak Ahmad, Hasmah Hashim, Shashi Gopalan Marimuthu, Yew Toong Liew, Doh Jeing Yong, Pappathy Vairavan, Avatar Singh Mohan Singh, Benjamin Hong Beng Goh, Zulkifli Yusof, Khairul Azlan Shahril Abu Dahari…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:74
  21. Metastasis has emerged as a major impediment to achieve successful therapeutic outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Nonetheless, the intricate molecular mechanisms governing the progression of HCC remai...

    Authors: Xiu Chen, Yu Zhang, Pingping Zhang, Mengzhu Wei, Tian Tian, Yanling Guan, Chenchen Han, Wei Wei and Yang Ma
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:73
  22. The persistence of HPV infection is a significant etiological factor in the development of cervical cancer. The present study investigated the prevalence and genotype distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV)...

    Authors: Qiong Chen, Wanglei Qu, Yu Zhao, Li Shu, Yi Wang and Xiangnan Chen
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:72
  23. Although the role of viral agents, such as human papillomavirus (e.g. HPV16, HPV18) in colorectal cancer (CRC) has been previously investigated, results remain inconclusive.

    Authors: Luisa Galati, Purnima Gupta, Antonio Tufaro, Mariarosaria Marinaro, Concetta Saponaro, David Israel Escobar Marcillo, Donato Loisi, Rajdip Sen, Alexis Robitaille, Rosario N. Brancaccio, Cyrille Cuenin, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Angelo Virgilio Paradiso, Václav Liška, Pavel Souček, Francesco Alfredo Zito…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:71
  24. Understanding the role of naturally acquired (i.e., infection-induced) human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies against reinfection is important given the high incidence of this sexually transmitted infection. Ho...

    Authors: Kana Yokoji, Katia Giguère, Talía Malagón, Minttu M. Rönn, Philippe Mayaud, Helen Kelly, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Mélanie Drolet, Marc Brisson, Marie-Claude Boily and Mathieu Maheu-Giroux
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:70
  25. Cancer, as a complex, heterogeneous disease, is currently affecting millions of people worldwide. Even if the most common traditional treatments, namely, chemotherapy (CTx) and radiotherapy (RTx), have been so...

    Authors: Iman Owliaee, Mehran khaledian, Armin Khaghani Boroujeni and Ali Shojaeian
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:69
  26. Invasive cervical cancer (ICC) is an HIV-associated cancer that is preventable and precancerous stages including early ICC stages could be detected through screening offering opportunities for treatment and cu...

    Authors: Jonah Musa, Masha Kocherginsky, Francis A. Magaji, Ali J. Maryam, Joyce Asufi, Danjuma Nenrot, Kirsten Burdett, Neelima Katam, Elizabeth N. Christian, Nisha Palanisamy, Olukemi Odukoya, Olugbenga A. Silas, Fatimah Abdulkareem, Philip Akpa, Kabir Badmos, Godwin E. Imade…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:68
  27. In East and Southern Africa, people with HIV (PWH) experience worse cancer-related outcomes and are at higher risk of developing certain cancers. Siloed care delivery pathways pose a substantial barrier to co-...

    Authors: Michalina A. Montaño, Takudzwa Mtisi, Ntokozo Ndlovu, Margaret Borok, Agatha Bula, Maureen Joffe, Rachel Bender Ignacio and Maganizo B. Chagomerana
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:65
  28. Mutations in the NLRP3gene have previously been linked to certain forms of cancer, but there have not been any specific studies examining the association between NLRP3 polymorphisms and cervical cancer (CC). T...

    Authors: Qingchun Lu, Xiaoxia Lao, Jinghua Gan, Ping Du, Yingpei Zhou, Wenzheng Nong and Zhige Yang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:64
  29. There is an increase in number of Human Papillomavirus related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HPV-related HNSCC) High risk HPV(HR-HPV) types can be cleared by an infected person, however, some can pers...

    Authors: Nadia Kalinganire, Annette Uwineza, Lynnette Kyokunda and Cecily Banura
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:63
  30. SARS-CoV-2 vaccination is strongly recommended, particularly for fragile patients such as those undergoing active oncological treatments. It is crucial to conduct post-marketing surveillance in this patient po...

    Authors: Liliana Montella, Carmela Dell’Aversana, Daniela Pacella, Simona Troise, Paola Russo, Valentina Cacciapuoti, Alessandro Ottaiano, Luigi Di Marino, Paola Coppola, Carmela Liguori, Massimiliano Berretta, Salvatore Maddaluno, Lucia Altucci and Gaetano Facchini
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:62
  31. WHO has recommended HPV testing for cervical screening where it is practical and affordable. If used, it is important to both clarify and implement the clinical management of positive results. We estimated the...

    Authors: Groesbeck P. Parham, Didem Egemen, Brian Befano, Mulindi H. Mwanahamuntu, Ana Cecilia Rodriguez, Sameer Antani, Samson Chisele, Mukatimui Kalima Munalula, Friday Kaunga, Francis Musonda, Evans Malyangu, Aaron Lunda Shibemba, Silvia de Sanjose, Mark Schiffman and Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:61
  32. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a carcinogenic bacterium, it is the greatest risk factor for gastric cancer (GC), according to these evidences, there may be a certain association between chronic H. pylori infe...

    Authors: Marwan K. Saeed, B. A. Al-Ofairi, Mohammed A. Hassan, M. A. Al-Jahrani and Ahmed M. Abdulkareem
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:60
  33. Despite the global vaccination campaign to prevent HPV-related morbidity, HPV vaccination uptake remains unacceptably low in the developing world, like Ethiopia. For strong interventional measures, compiled da...

    Authors: Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Eyaya Misgan, Melanie Maier, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel and Tamrat Abebe
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:59
  34. The tumours of head and neck district are around 3% of all malignancies and squamous cell carcinoma is the most frequent histotype, with rapid increase during the last two decades because of the increment of t...

    Authors: Eleonora Bicci, Leonardo Calamandrei, Francesco Mungai, Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Federica De Muzio, Luigi Bonasera and Vittorio Miele
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:58
  35. Human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 and 18 cause approximately 70% of cervical cancer cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether co-infected with other HPV genotypes will affect the risk of cervical carcin...

    Authors: Mengyin Ao, Xiaoxi Yao, Danxi Zheng, Xuesai Gu and Mingrong Xi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:57
  36. Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infection is ubiquitous and in sub-Saharan Africa, occurs early in life. In a population-based rural African cohort, we leveraged historical samples from the General Population Cohort ...

    Authors: Katherine R. Sabourin, Joseph Mugisha, Gershim Asiki, Angela Nalwoga, Nazzarena Labo, Wendell Miley, Rachel Beyer, Rosemary Rochford, Thomas W. Johnston, Robert Newton and Denise Whitby
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:55
  37. This study aimed to assess the value of an HPV E6/E7 mRNA assay and HPV 16 18/45 genotype assay combined with age stratification for triaging women negative for intraepithelial lesions or malignancy (NILM) cyt...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Xiu Jin, Yingying Gong, Yingying Ma, Beibei Du, Linqing Yang, Yunfei Wang and Weipei Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:54

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  38. About 90% of new cervical cancer cases and deaths worldwide in 2020 occurred in low- and middle-income countries. This can be attributed to the low rates of cervical cancer screening in these countries. This s...

    Authors: Pauline E. Jolly, Anna Junkins and Maung Aung
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:53
  39. Febrile Neutropenia (FN) caused by bacteria in cancer patients is associated with poor prognosis. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of FN and associated factors among cancer patients on che...

    Authors: Lambert C. Safari, Doreen Mloka, Omary Minzi, Nazima J. Dharsee and Rabson Reuben
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:52
  40. The role of human parvovirus B19 (B19V) infection in malignant and benign lesions such as head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) and oral mucocele lesions has not been established. Herein, we examined...

    Authors: Haniyeh Abuei, Sepide Namdari, Tahereh Pakdel, Fatemeh Pakdel, Azadeh Andishe-Tadbir, Abbas Behzad-Behbahani, Mohammad J. Ashraf, Parnian Alavi and Ali Farhadi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:51
  41. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine has played a major role in ending the pandemic. However, little is known about the influence of COVID-19 vaccine on the efficacy of immunotherapy in patients with no...

    Authors: Yunfei Qian, Zhuxian Zhu, Yin-Yuan Mo and Ziqiang Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:50
  42. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has become a severe burden on global health due to its high morbidity and mortality rates. However, effective treatments for HCC are limited. The lack of suitable preclinical mod...

    Authors: Hua-chuan Zheng, Hang Xue and Wen-Jing Yun
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:49
  43. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers all over the world, and dysbiosis in the gut microbiota may play a role in colorectal carcinogenesis. Bacteroides fragilis can lead to tumorigenesis by ch...

    Authors: Leila Dadgar-Zankbar, Aref Shariati, Narjess Bostanghadiri, Zahra Elahi, Shiva Mirkalantari, Shabnam Razavi, Fatemeh Kamali and Davood Darban-Sarokhalil
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:48
  44. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) has a poor prognosis and is one of the deadliest gastrointestinal malignancies. Despite numerous transcriptomics studies to understand its molecular basis, the impact ...

    Authors: Amal Alotaibi, Veerendra P. Gadekar, Pranav Swaroop Gundla, Sumana Mandarthi, Nidhi Jayendra, Asna Tungekar, B. V. Lavanya, Ashok Kumar Bhagavath, Mary Anne Wong Cordero, Janne Pitkaniemi, Shaik Kalimulla Niazi, Raghavendra Upadhya, Asmatanzeem Bepari and Prashantha Hebbar
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2023 18:47

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