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  1. The incidence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-associated Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) in the pre-antiretroviral therapy (ART) population remains high in several countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We examined trends...

    Authors: Maxwell O. Akanbi, Lucy A. Bilaver, Chad Achenbach, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Adovich S. Rivera, Olugbenga A. Silas, Patricia A. Agaba, Oche Agbaji, Nathan Y. Shehu, Solomon A. Sagay, Lifang Hou and Robert L. Murphy
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:10
  2. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are prevalent throughout the world and impose a significant burden on individual health and public health systems. Missed diagnosis and late treatment of STIs can lead to...

    Authors: Zhihai Ma, Baback Gharizadeh, Xingsheng Cai, Mengzhen Li, María Dolores Fellner, Jorge Alejandro Basiletti, Rita Mariel Correa, María Celeste Colucci, Gabriela Baldoni, Martín Vacchino, Patricia Galarza, María Alejandra Picconi and Chunlin Wang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:9
  3. To date, no paper reports cases of lymphangitis after COVID 19 vaccination. We present a case of lymphangitis after vaccination from COVID 19, in a patient with colorectal liver metastases.

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Paolo Vallone, Sergio Venanzio Setola, Carmine Picone, Francesca Grassi, Renato Patrone, Andrea Belli, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:8
  4. Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes the most common sexually-transmitted infection especially among sexually-active individuals. The aim of study was to characterize the molecular characterization of HPV genoty...

    Authors: Iman Rezaee Azhar, Mahmood Yaghoobi, Mir Majid Mossalaeie, Abolghasem Kollaee Darabi, Amir Houshang Nejadeh, Mahbobeh Jamshidi, Ali Ahani, Masoud Karkhane Mahmoodi, Leila Ghalichi, Ayda Shabanzadeh, Angila Ataei-Pirkooh, Arezoo Marjani, Azam Khamseh, Motahareh Shafiei, Parastoo Hosseini, Saber Soltani…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:7
  5. Radiomics is a progressing field of research that deals with the extraction of quantitative metrics from medical images. Radiomic features detention indirectly tissue features such as heterogeneity and shape a...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Sergio Venazio Setola, Igino Simonetti, Diletta Cozzi, Giulia Grazzini, Francesca Grassi, Andrea Belli, Vittorio Miele, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:6
  6. Resistance to antibiotics and anticancer therapy is a serious global health threat particularly in immunosuppressed cancer patients. Current study aimed to estimate the antibacterial and anticancer potentials ...

    Authors: Aly Fahmy Mohamed, Mohamed Nasr, Mohamed E. Amer, Tamer M. M. Abuamara, Wagih M. Abd-Elhay, Hassan Fathy Kaabo, Emad Eldin R. Matar, Laila E. El Moselhy, Tamer Albasyoni Gomah, Mohammed Abd EL-Fatah Deban and Rania Ibrahim Shebl
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:4
  7. The possible association of human papillomavirus (HPV) and bladder cancer has been controversial. Older findings suggest a significant association between the virus and bladder cancer. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Alireza Khatami, Zahra Salavatiha and Mohammad Hossein Razizadeh
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:3
  8. Earlier I hypothesized that hereditary tumors might participate in the evolution of multicellular organisms. I formulated the hypothesis of evolution by tumor neofunctionalization, which suggested that the evo...

    Authors: A. P. Kozlov
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:2
  9. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignant tumor originating from the epithelial cells of the nasopharyngeal mucosa of the head and neck. The role of long non-coding RNA and RNA methylation in NPC has recei...

    Authors: Jiaojiao Peng, Hong Zheng, Feng Liu, Qi Wu and Shixi Liu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2022 17:1
  10. Infectious diseases are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among cancer patients. We aimed to determine the incidence of infectious diseases as a cause of death among cancer patients and analyze the tren...

    Authors: Muhammed Elhadi, Ala Khaled and Ahmed Msherghi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:72
  11. Cervical cancers are closely associated with persistent high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR HPV) infection. The main mechanism involves the targeting of tumor suppressors, such as p53 and pRB, for degradation...

    Authors: Yinghui Wang, Yihang Xie, Boxuan Sun, Yuwei Guo, Ling Song, Dawit Eman Mohammednur and Chunyan Zhao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:71
  12. Gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide and has been associated with infections that may promote tumour progression. Accordingly, we analysed the presence of Mollicutes, Mycop...

    Authors: Camila do Nascimento Araujo, Aline Teixeira Amorim, Maysa Santos Barbosa, Julieta Canjimba Porto Lucas Alexandre, Guilherme Barreto Campos, Cláudia Leal Macedo, Lucas Miranda Marques and Jorge Timenetsky
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:70
  13. Despite recent advancements, limitations in the treatment and control of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection reprioritized the studies for invention of an efficient HCV vaccine to elicit strong neutralizing anti...

    Authors: Ebrahim Kord, Farzin Roohvand, Jean Dubuisson, Thibaut Vausselin, Hosein Nasr Azadani, Abolfazl Keshavarz, Ahmad Nejati and Katayoun Samimi-Rad
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:69
  14. Genital warts (GWs) are highly prevalent among Iranian women. GWs are not only highly infectious but are also followed by severe adverse effects, including the development of cervical cancer. Therefore, the pr...

    Authors: Zahra Hosseini, Niloofar Seyrafi, Teamur Aghamolaei, Shokrollah Mohseni, Azin Alavi and Sakineh Dadipoor
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:68
  15. Some studies suggest that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection is important factor in carcinogenesis of breast tumors. This study’ objective was to analyze HPV prevalence in breast cancers of patients from so...

    Authors: Beata Biesaga, Anna Janecka-Widła, Marta Kołodziej-Rzepa, Anna Mucha-Małecka, Dorota Słonina, Marek Ziobro, Joanna Wysocka, Agnieszka Adamczyk, Kaja Majchrzyk, Joanna Niemiec, Aleksandra Ambicka, Aleksandra Grela-Wojewoda and Agnieszka Harazin-Lechowska
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:67
  16. Previous studies hypothesized that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) may reduce severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV2) infectivity. However, it is unknown whether there is an association ...

    Authors: Mateus Bringel Oliveira Duarte, Frederico Leal, Juliana Luz Passos Argenton and José Barreto Campello Carvalheira
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:66
  17. Systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare CD30-expressing T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Risk of systemic ALCL is highly increased among immunosuppressed individuals. Because risk of cancers assoc...

    Authors: Parag Mahale, Jason Nomburg, Joo Y. Song, Mia Steinberg, Gabriel Starrett, Joseph Boland, Charles F. Lynch, Amy Chadburn, Paul G. Rubinstein, Brenda Y. Hernandez, Dennis D. Weisenburger, Susan Bullman and Eric A. Engels
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:65
  18. Human papillomavirus (HPV), primarily genotypes 6 and 11, cause the majority of cases of anogenital warts (AGW). Although benign, AGW are associated with a substantial economic and psychosocial burden. Several...

    Authors: Myriam Berrada, Ryan Holl, Tidiane Ndao, Goran Benčina, Siham Dikhaye, Abdelilah Melhouf, Soumiya Chiheb and Khalid Guelzim
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:64
  19. Gastric cancer (GC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Because it is hard to diagnose at early stage, the overall 5 years survival rate is lower than 25%. High migration is the main hallmark...

    Authors: Honghu Xie, Yu He, Yugang Wu and Qicheng Lu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:63
  20. SARS-CoV-2 infection can impact the physical, cognitive, mental health of patients, especially in those recovered in intensive care units. Moreover, it was proved that the effects of the virus may persist for ...

    Authors: Anna Crispo, Sabrina Bimonte, Giuseppe Porciello, Cira Antonietta Forte, Gaia Cuomo, Concetta Montagnese, Melania Prete, Maria Grimaldi, Egidio Celentano, Alfonso Amore, Elvio de Blasio, Francesca Pentimalli, Antonio Giordano, Gerardo Botti, Giovanni Baglio, Pierpaolo Sileri…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:62
  21. T cell epitopes are polypeptide fragments presented to T cell receptors by MHC molecules encoded by human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes after antigen-presenting cell processing, which is the basis for the stud...

    Authors: Hongchao Cai, Yaning Feng, Peiwen Fan, Yuping Guo, Gulina Kuerban, Cheng Chang, Xuan Yao, Yanchun Peng and Ruozheng Wang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:61
  22. We evaluated several biological indicators based on inflammation and/or nutritional status, such as systemic immune-inflammation index (SII), early warning score (ANDC) and prognostic nutritional index (PNI) i...

    Authors: Muge Bilge, Isil Kibar Akilli, Ekrem Bilal Karaayvaz, Aylia Yesilova and Kadriye Kart Yasar
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:60
  23. Human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cancers are increasingly reported globally, including in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, with the exception of cervical HPV infection, data from SSA on the epidemiology...

    Authors: Imran O. Morhason-Bello, Kathy Baisley, Miquel Angel Pavon, Isaac F. Adewole, Rasheed Bakare, Silvia de Sanjosé, Suzanna C. Francis and Deborah Watson-Jones
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:59
  24. Cervical cancer is one of the most diagnosed and deadly cancers in women globally. Though vaccination is an effective way to reduce cervical cancer, people’s knowledge and acceptance of the vaccination remains...

    Authors: Nebiyu Dereje, Abigia Ashenafi, Anteneh Abera, Efrata Melaku, Kaleb Yirgashewa, Meron Yitna, Sarona Shewaye, Tsedenia Fasil and Yadel Yoseph
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:58
  25. While the epidemiologic association between hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is established, little is known about the pathological characteristics and outcome of DLB...

    Authors: Dao-guang Chen, Gang Chen, Chang Wang, Long-feng Ke, Hui Wu, Hong-ming He, Yu Yang and Yan-ping Chen
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:57
  26. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is the 6th most common malignant cancer type worldwide. Radiosensitivity has been shown to be significantly increased in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-p...

    Authors: Dan Long, Li Xu, Zeyi Deng, Dandan Guo, Yangchun Zhang, Zhaohui Liu and Chunlin Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:56
  27. To compare updated prospective 5-year survival outcomes of cervical cancer patients living with and without human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection who initiated curative chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in a...

    Authors: Emily MacDuffie, Memory Bvochora-Nsingo, Sebathu Chiyapo, Dawn Balang, Allison Chambers, Jessica M. George, Shawna Tuli, Lilie L. Lin, Nicola M. Zetola, Doreen Ramogola-Masire and Surbhi Grover
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:55
  28. Authors: Donato Koyalta, Ralph-Sydney Mboumba Bouassa, Almoustapha Issiaka Maiga, Aliou Balde, Jules Bashi Bagendabanga, Almahdy Ag Alinity, David Veyer, Hélène Péré and Laurent Bélec
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:54

    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:51

  29. This article provides an overview of diagnostic evaluation and ablation treatment assessment in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). Only studies, in the English language from January 2010 to January 202, evaluatin...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Grassi, Roberta Fusco, Andrea Belli, Carmen Cutolo, Silvia Pradella, Giulia Grazzini, Michelearcangelo La Porta, Maria Chiara Brunese, Federica De Muzio, Alessandro Ottaiano, Antonio Avallone, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:53
  30. High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) are responsible for cervical cancer (CC) which represents the second most prevalent gynecological cancer among Tunisian women. Preventive strategies against CC are based...

    Authors: Rahima Bel Haj Rhouma, Monia Ardhaoui, Emna El Fehri, Asma Marzougui, Thalja Laassili, Ikram Guizani, Med Samir Boubaker and Emna Ennaifer
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:52
  31. High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) anal infection is a major problem among men who have sex with men (MSM) living in sub-Saharan Africa. The prevalence of anal HR-HPV infection and associated risk factors...

    Authors: Donato Koyalta, Ralph-Sydney Mboumba Bouassa, Almoustapha Issiaka Maiga, Aliou Balde, Jules Bashi Bagendabanga, Almahdy Ag Alinity, David Veyer, Hélène Péré and Laurent Bélec
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:54

  32. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a herpesvirus associated with lymphoid and epithelial malignancies. Both B cells and epithelial cells are susceptible and permissive to EBV infection. However, considering that 90% ...

    Authors: Francisco Aguayo, Enrique Boccardo, Alejandro Corvalán, Gloria M. Calaf and Rancés Blanco
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:50
  33. Human T-lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1) infection may lead to the development of Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL). To further elucidate the pathophysiology of this aggressive CD4+ T-cell malignancy, we have...

    Authors: Shahrzad Shadabi, Nargess Delrish, Mehdi Norouzi, Maryam Ehteshami, Fariba Habibian-Sezavar, Samira Pourrezaei, Mobina Madihi, Mohammadreza Ostadali, Foruhar Akhgar, Ali Shayeghpour, Cobra Razavi Pashabayg, Sepehr Aghajanian, Sayed-Hamidreza Mozhgani and Seyed-Mohammad Jazayeri
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:49
  34. Circular RNA circRHOBTB3 has been characterized as a tumor suppressor in gastric cancer, while its role in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is unknown. This study was carried out to analyze the role of circRHOBT...

    Authors: Gang Hu, Shusen Zhai, Sheng Yu, Zhen Huang and Ran Gao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:48
  35. Despite extensive molecular epidemiological studies, the prevalence and characteristics of Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus-Like Virus (MMTV-LV) in Chinese women breast cancer are still unclear. Besides, the prevalen...

    Authors: Fa-liang Wang, Xiao-li Zhang, Ming Yang, Jun Lin, Yong-fang Yue, Ya-dan Li, Xian Wang, Qiang Shu and Hong-chuan Jin
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:47
  36. Having a 30-year follow-up of a cohort of women tested for HPV is a unique opportunity to further study long-term risk of CIN3+. The study objective was to compare HPV status at baseline with the risk of CIN3+...

    Authors: Marit Østlyngen Riibe, Sveinung Wergeland Sørbye, Gunnar Skov Simonsen, Arnfinn Sundsfjord, Josef Ekgren and Jan Martin Maltau
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:46
  37. In December 2019 an outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 was first observed in Wuhan, China. The virus has spread rapidly throughout the world creating a pandemic scenario. Several risk ...

    Authors: Lorena Cardillo, Claudio de Martinis, Maurizio Viscardi, Claudia Esposito, Emanuela Sannino, Gabriella Lucibelli, Antonio Limone, Stefania Pellino, Rosa Anastasio, Roberta Pellicanò, Loredana Baldi, Giorgio Galiero and Giovanna Fusco
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:45
  38. This study was conducted to evaluate the microbiological profile of bacterial isolates in febrile neutropenia in a pediatric oncology unit, thereby, reviewing the use of restricted antibiotics and need for agg...

    Authors: Vinson James, Anand Prakash, Kayur Mehta and Tarangini Durugappa
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:44
  39. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection remains a major health threat in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). HPV self-sampling could help find and treat cervical cancer at an early stage. We aimed to evaluate the effective...

    Authors: Hanna Amanuel Tesfahunei, Michael Solomon Ghebreyesus, Dawit Getachew Assefa, Eden Dagnachew Zeleke, Joan Acam, Michele Joseph, Emnet Getachew, Violet Dismas Kajogoo, Delayehu Bekele and Tsegahun Manyazewal
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:43
  40. Epigenetic mechanisms are hypothesized to contribute substantially to the progression of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) to cervical cancer, although empirical data are limited.

    Authors: Claire Bosire, Adriana C. Vidal, Jennifer S. Smith, Dereje Jima, Zhiqing Huang, David Skaar, Fidel Valea, Rex Bentley, Margaret Gradison, Kimberly S. H. Yarnall, Anne Ford, Francine Overcash, Susan K. Murphy and Cathrine Hoyo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:42
  41. Recent studies have proposed that commensal bacteria might be involved in the development and progression of gastrointestinal disorders such as colorectal cancer (CRC). Therefore, in this study, the relative a...

    Authors: Aref Shariati, Shabnam Razavi, Ehsanollah Ghaznavi-Rad, Behnaz Jahanbin, Abolfazl Akbari, Samira Norzaee and Davood Darban-Sarokhalil
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:41
  42. Falciparum and endemic Burkitt lymphoma (eBL) are co-endemic in Africa, but the malaria experience in eBL patients is unknown. A lower prevalence of falciparum has been reported in eBL patients, but those results...

    Authors: Sally Peprah, Martin D. Ogwang, Patrick Kerchan, Steven J. Reynolds, Constance N. Tenge, Pamela A. Were, Robert T. Kuremu, Walter N. Wekesa, Nestory Masalu, Esther Kawira, Isaac Otim, Ismail D. Legason, Leona W. Ayers, Kishor Bhatia, James J. Goedert, Ruth M. Pfeiffer…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:40
  43. Radiomics is an emerging field and has a keen interest, especially in the oncology field. The process of a radiomics study consists of lesion segmentation, feature extraction, consistency analysis of features,...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Maria Luisa Barretta, Carmine Picone, Antonio Avallone, Andrea Belli, Renato Patrone, Marilina Ferrante, Diletta Cozzi, Roberta Grassi, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:39
  44. Patients with non-hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) represent a population of special interest during the current Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemics. NHLs are associated with disease- and treatment-related immu...

    Authors: Gianpaolo Marcacci, Giuseppe Fiorentino, Francesco Volzone, Umberto Falcone, Roberto Parrella, Daniela Donnarumma, Silvia D’Ovidio, Anna Annunziata, Giovanni Micallo, Giuseppe Portella, Annarosaria De Chiara, Rosaria De Filippi, Stefania Crisci and Antonio Pinto
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:38
  45. The present study aimed to classify lymphoid neoplasms according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) classification and outlining the distribution in Nigeria of different entities. Additionally, the ...

    Authors: Ijeoma C. Uzoma, Idowu A. Taiwo, Massimo Granai, Gioia Di Stefano, Ester Sorrentino, Sussana Mannucci, Muheez A. Durosinmi, Stefano Lazzi, Lorenzo Leoncini and Oluyemi Akinloye
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:36
  46. Currently 12 human polyomaviruses (HPyVs) have been identified, 6 of which have been associated with human diseases, including cancer. The discovery of the Merkel cell polyomavirus and its role in the etiopath...

    Authors: Faisal Klufah, Ghalib Mobaraki, Dan Liu, Raed A. Alharbi, Anna Kordelia Kurz, Ernst Jan M. Speel, Véronique Winnepenninckx and Axel zur Hausen
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:35
  47. Since December 2019, the global burden of the COVID-19 pandemic has increased rapidly and has impacted nearly every country in the world, affecting those who are elderly or with underlying comorbidities or imm...

    Authors: Giuseppe Pannone, Vito Carlo Alberto Caponio, Ilenia Sara De Stefano, Maria Antonietta Ramunno, Mario Meccariello, Alessio Agostinone, Maria Carmela Pedicillo, Giuseppe Troiano, Khrystyna Zhurakivska, Tommaso Cassano, Maria Eleonora Bizzoca, Silvana Papagerakis, Franco Maria Buonaguro, Shailesh Advani and Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:34

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