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  1. Blastocystis, a genetically diverse intestinal parasite with controversial pathogenic potential, has increasingly been incriminated for diarrheal illness in immunocompromised individua...

    Authors: Amr Mohamed Mohamed, Mona Abdelfattah Ahmed, Sabah Abdelghany Ahmed, Sherif Ahmed Al-Semany, Saad Saed Alghamdi and Dina Abdulla Zaglool
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:21
  2. In addition to cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for a significant proportion of cancers and precancerous lesions of the vulva, vagina, anus, penis, head and neck, as well as genital w...

    Authors: Susanne Hartwig, Jean Lacau St Guily, Géraldine Dominiak-Felden, Laia Alemany and Silvia de Sanjosé
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:19
  3. Recent studies have revealed the positive antiproliferative and cytotoxic effects of antiviral agents in cancer treatment. The real effect of adjuvant antiviral therapy is still controversial due to the lack o...

    Authors: Madina Shaimerdenova, Orynbassar Karapina, Damel Mektepbayeva, Kenneth Alibek and Dana Akilbekova
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:18
  4. Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) contamination of food is very high in most sub-Saharan African countries. AFB1 is known to cause hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by inducing mutation in the tumour suppressor gene TP53. The num...

    Authors: Patrick W. Narkwa, David J. Blackbourn and Mohamed Mutocheluh
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:17
  5. Authors: Teiko Nartey, Chiara M. Mazzanti, Stella Melana, Wendy K. Glenn, Generoso Bevilacqua, James F. Holland, Noel J. Whitaker, James S. Lawson and Beatriz G. T. Pogo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:16

    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:1

  6. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main etiological agent of cervical cancer, the third most common cancer among women globally and the second most frequent in Mexico. Persistent infection with high-risk HPV ge...

    Authors: Cristina Artaza-Irigaray, María Guadalupe Flores-Miramontes, Dominik Olszewski, María Teresa Magaña-Torres, María Guadalupe López-Cardona, Yelda Aurora Leal-Herrera, Patricia Piña-Sánchez, Luis Felipe Jave-Suárez and Adriana Aguilar-Lemarroy
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:15
  7. Investigations on the effects of malaria infection on cancer mortality are limited except for the incidence of Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL) in African children. Our previous murine lung cancer model study demonstra...

    Authors: Li Qin, Changzhong Chen, Lili Chen, Ran Xue, Ming Ou-Yang, Chengzhi Zhou, Siting Zhao, Zhengxiang He, Yu Xia, Jianxing He, Pinghua Liu, Nanshan Zhong and Xiaoping Chen
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:14
  8. There is limited information about the challenges of cancer management and attempts at improving outcomes in Africa. Even though South and North Africa are better resourceds to tackle the burden of breast canc...

    Authors: V. Vanderpuye, S. Grover, N. Hammad, PoojaPrabhakar, H. Simonds, F. Olopade and D. C. Stefan
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:13
  9. Direct Antiviral Agents (DAAs) for HCV therapy represents a step ahead in the cure of chronic hepatitis C. Notwithstanding the promising results in several clinical trials, few data are available on adverse ef...

    Authors: A. Nappi, A. Perrella, P. Bellopede, A. Lanza, A. Izzi, M. Spatarella and C. Sbreglia
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:12
  10. Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remain high due to several factors including low levels of uptake of cervical cancer screening. Self-collection of cervicovaginal sampl...

    Authors: Fatima Modibbo, K. C. Iregbu, James Okuma, Annemiek Leeman, Annemieke Kasius, Maurits de Koning, Wim Quint and Clement Adebamowo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:11
  11. New oral treatments with very high cure rates have the potential to revolutionize global management of hepatitis C virus (HCV), but population-based data on HCV infection are missing in many low and middle-inc...

    Authors: Gary M. Clifford, Tim Waterboer, Bolormaa Dondog, You Lin Qiao, Dimitri Kordzaia, Doudja Hammouda, Namory Keita, Nahid Khodakarami, Syed Ahsan Raza, Ang Tshering Sherpa, Witold Zatonski, Michael Pawlita, Martyn Plummer and Silvia Franceschi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:9
  12. The mortality of cervical cancer in Longnan is as high as 39/10 million, ranking first in China.

    Authors: Jin Zhao, Zhong Guo, Qiang Wang, Tianbin Si, Shuyan Pei, Chenjing Wang, Hongmei Qu, Jianbin Zhong, Ying Ma, Cong Nie and Dan Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:8
  13. Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) associated non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) was a special group of disease, which manifests distinct clinical features and prognosis as compared with NHLs in patients without HI...

    Authors: Yang Shen, Renfang Zhang, Li Liu, Yinzhong Shen, Wei Song, Tangkai Qi, Yang Tang, Zhenyan Wang, Liqian Guan and Hongzhou Lu
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:7
  14. In 2000, an Italian non-governmental organisation (NGO) began a 9-year project to establish a surgical pathology laboratory at the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) in Mwanza, Tanzania, a country with a low Human D...

    Authors: R. Tumino, P. F. Rambau, F. Callea, L. Leoncini, R. Monaco, J. Kahima, V. Stracca Pansa, L. Viberti, D. Amadori, P. Giovenali and K. A. Mteta
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:6
  15. An association between HPV infection and progression to anal squamous intraepithelial lesions (ASIL) has been established, specifically in high-risk populations such as HIV-infected men. In this population, an...

    Authors: Celia M. Limia, Yudira Soto, Yanara García, Orestes Blanco, Vivian Kourí, María V. López, María E. Toledo, Lissette Pérez, Yoanna Baños, Yaniris Caturla and Francisco Aguayo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:5
  16. An infectious aetiology for prostate cancer has been conjectured for decades but the evidence gained from questionnaire-based and sero-epidemiological studies is weak and inconsistent, and a causal association...

    Authors: Melissa A. Yow, Sepehr N. Tabrizi, Gianluca Severi, Damien M. Bolton, John Pedersen, Graham G. Giles and Melissa C. Southey
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:4
  17. Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) is not a disease subject to mandatory reporting in Brazil, and the prevalence rate of this genital infection varies according to the region in which studies ...

    Authors: R. Robial, A. Longatto-Filho, C. M. Roteli-Martins, M. F. Silveira, D. Stauffert, G. G. Ribeiro, I. M. Linhares, M. Tacla, M. A. Zonta and E. C. Baracat
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:3
  18. Whilst the imputed role of High Risk (HR) HPV infection in the development of cervical lesions and cancer has been established, the high number of HPV genotypes that Female Sex workers (FSW) harbour warrants ...

    Authors: Sonia Menon, Davy van den Broeck, Rodolfo Rossi, Emilomo Ogbe and Hillary Mabeya
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:2

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2019 14:1

  19. There is substantial evidence that a virus homologous to mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) may have a role in human breast cancer. The present study indicates that those who developed breast cancer associated w...

    Authors: Teiko Nartey, Chiara M. Mazzanti, Stella Melana, Wendy K. Glenn, Generoso Bevilacqua, James F. Holland, Noel J. Whitaker, James S. Lawson and Beatriz G.T. Pogo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:1

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2017 12:16

  20. The African Organization for Research and training in Cancer (AORTIC) bases the following position statements on a critical appraisal of the state on cancer research and cancer care in Africa including informa...

    Authors: J. Olufemi Ogunbiyi, D. Cristina Stefan and Timothy R. Rebbeck
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:63
  21. Animal models of para-renal cancer can provide useful information for the evaluation of tumor response to loco-regional therapy experiments in solid tumors. The aim of our study was to establish a rabbit para-...

    Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Maddalena Leongito, Mauro Piccirillo, Maria Luisa Tamma, Marianna Vallifuoco, Adele Bracco, Antonio Mancini, Daniele Di Napoli, Sigismondo Castaldo, Santolo Cozzolino, Francesca Iacobellis, Roberto Grassi, Vincenza Granata, Secondo Lastoria, Steven Curley and Francesco Izzo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:62
  22. Little is known about the epidemiological characteristics of papillomavirus (HPV) infection among North African countries. Herein, we conducted a molecular epidemiological study to investigate prevalence of HP...

    Authors: R. Ghedira, W. Mahfoudh, S. Hadhri, S. Gabbouj, I. Bouanene, H. Khairi, A. Chaieb, R. Khelifa, N. Bouaouina, S. Remadi, A. A. Elmi, D. Bansal, A. A. Sultan, R. Faleh, A. Zakhama, L. Chouchane…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:61
  23. Human Papillomavirus is the major etiological agent in the development of cervical cancer but not a sufficient cause. Despite significant research, the underlying mechanisms of progression from a low-grade squ...

    Authors: Rashmirani Senapati, Nihar Nalini Senapati and Bhagirathi Dwibedi
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:59
  24. Tanzania, like other low-income countries, has an increasing cancer burden that remains underestimated. Infection-associated malignancies, particularly HIV-infection, represent a great proportion of cancer bur...

    Authors: Julee A. Campbell, Amr S. Soliman, Crispin Kahesa, Sioban D. Harlow and Diwani Msemo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:58
  25. Ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer, with only a minority of cases being resectable at the moment of their diagnosis. The accurate detection and characterization...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Orlando Catalano, Sergio Venanzio Setola, Elisabetta de Lutio di Castelguidone, Mauro Piccirillo, Raffaele Palaia, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Granata, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:57
  26. More deaths occur in African women from invasive cervical cancer (ICC) than from any other malignancy. ICC is caused by infection with oncogenic types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Co-infection with the human...

    Authors: Aaron Ermel, Brahim Qadadri, Yan Tong, Omenge Orang’o, Benson Macharia, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Nicola M. Zetola and Darron R. Brown
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:56
  27. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the most common cancer arising from the nasopharynx that varies significantly from other cancers of the head and neck in its occurrence, causes, clinical behavior, and treatme...

    Authors: Ali Edris, Mona Ali Mohamed, Nouh S. Mohamed and Emmanuel E. Siddig
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:55

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:60

  28. The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and its association with hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections, FIB-4 index and liver enzymes was assessed in an area of the province of Naple...

    Authors: Mario Fusco, Pierluca Piselli, Saverio Virdone, Pietro Di Cicco, Paola Scognamiglio, Paolo De Paoli, Valerio Ciullo, Diana Verdirosi, Michele D’Orazio, Luigino Dal Maso, Enrico Girardi, Silvia Franceschi and Diego Serraino
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:54
  29. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major public health burden in Europe, causing an increasing level of liver-related morbidity and mortality, characterized by several regional variations in the genotypes ...

    Authors: Arnolfo Petruzziello, Samantha Marigliano, Giovanna Loquercio and Carmela Cacciapuoti
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:53
  30. Anal cancer is uncommon neoplasm with an incidence of 2 new cases per 100,000 per year in the USA, accounting approximately 0.4 % of all tumors and 2.5 % of gastrointestinal malignancies. An early detection of...

    Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Alfonso Reginelli, Luca Roberto, Francesco Granata, Daniela Rega, Antonio Rotondo, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:52
  31. Chronic Hepatitis B infection is a major health problem in Republic of Congo therefore molecular analysis of HBV strains is important to detect the patients at high risk of disease progression.

    Authors: Brunel Monic Angounda, Gildas Hoffman Ngouloubi, Amélia Bokilo Dzia, Luc Magloire Anicet Boumba, Warda Baha, Donatien Moukassa, Gabriel Ahombo, Moulay Mustapha Ennaji and Jean-Rosaire Ibara
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:51
  32. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the causative agent of cervical cancer, which is the leading cancer-related cause of death for women in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, the Gabonese Ministry of Health and the Sy...

    Authors: Pamela Boundzanga Moussavou, Ismaël Hervé Koumakpayi, Andriniaina Andy Nkili-Meyong, Ingrid Labouba, Ulrich Bisvigou, Junie K. Chansi, Corinne Engohan-Aloghe, Frederic Dissanami, Nathalie Ambounda, Anne-Sophie Delannoy-Vieillard, Laure Diancourt, Dieudonne Nkoghe, Eric M. Leroy, Ernest Belembaogo and Nicolas Berthet
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:50
  33. The human papilloma viruses (HPVs) are DNA viruses associated with benign and malignant lesions of skin and mucous membranes. The HPVs has been implicated as the cause of virtually all cervical cancers worldwi...

    Authors: Giuseppa Visalli, Monica Currò, Alessio Facciolà, Romana Riso, Placido Mondello, Pasqualina Laganà, Angela Di Pietro, Isa Picerno and Pasquale Spataro
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:48
  34. HPV-16 modifies the overall survival (OS) of patients with oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC). HPV-16 has been established as risk factor for OPSCC, but HPV-16 infection may also reside in the larynx and oral cavity...

    Authors: Bianca Rivera-Peña, Francisco J. Ruíz-Fullana, Germán L. Vélez-Reyes, Rosa J. Rodriguez-Benitez, María J. Marcos-Martínez, Juan Trinidad-Pinedo and Adriana Báez
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:47
  35. Most malignant lymphomas in HIV-patients are caused by reactivation of EBV-infection. Some lymphomas have a very rapid fulminant course. HHV-8 has also been reported to be a cause of lymphoma. The role of CMV ...

    Authors: Sven Grützmeier, Anna Porwit, Corinna Schmitt, Eric Sandström, Börje Åkerlund and Ingemar Ernberg
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:46
  36. Each year approximately 6,000 new cases of head and neck cancer are registered in Poland. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) have been associated with tumour formation. Cytokines have been...

    Authors: Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz, Małgorzata Strycharz-Dudziak, Jakub Dworzański, Agnieszka Stec and Joanna Kocot
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:45
  37. High risk (HR) human papilloma Virus (HPV) genotypes have been associated with cervical cancer. In Tanzania there is a limited data on the epidemiology of HPV and genotypes distribution among HIV infected wome...

    Authors: Fridolin Mujuni, Mariam M. Mirambo, Peter Rambau, Korn Klaus, Muller Andreas, Dismas Matovelo, Mtebe Majigo, Christa Kasang and Stephen E. Mshana
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:49
  38. Persistent infection of high-risk human papillomaviruses 16 (HPV16) has been considered as the leading cause of cervical cancer. In this study we assessed HPV16 sequence variation and genetic diversity of HPV1...

    Authors: Hongchang He, Hongtao Li, Peiwen Fan, Junling Zhu, Zhenzhen Pan, Huan Pan, Dan Wu, Xianxian Ren, Xiaoqing Guo, Dongmei Li, Zemin Pan and Renfu Shao
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:44
  39. Preanalytical conditions determine the reliability and validity of bioassays. Therefore, the analytic performances of biological tests need to be determined when preanalytical steps differ from those recommend...

    Authors: David Guenat, Sophie Launay, Didier Riethmuller, Christiane Mougin and Jean-Luc Prétet
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:41
  40. Primary effusion lymphoma is a rare distinct large B-cell neoplasm that is associated with Kaposi’s sarcoma–associated herpesvirus (KSHV) infection. Over recent years, 9 KSHV-positive/Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-...

    Authors: Madori Osawa, Sohtaro Mine, Shinichiro Ota, Kengo Kato, Tsuyoshi Sekizuka, Makoto Kuroda, Michiyo Kataoka, Hitomi Fukumoto, Yuko Sato, Takayuki Kanno, Hideki Hasegawa, Keiji Ueda, Masashi Fukayama, Takuya Maeda, Soichiro Kanoh, Akihiko Kawana…
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:37
  41. Cervical cancer is a real public health problem in African countries. The relation between HPV and cervical cancer is well established. However, it is known that the distribution of HPV genotypes differ geogra...

    Authors: Samira Zoa-Assoumou, Angelique Ndjoyi-Mbiguino, Barthelemy Mabika Mabika, Ernest Belembaogo, Abdelkim Khattabi and My Mustapha Ennaji
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:42
  42. High risk oncologic Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is one of the leading causes of cervical cancer worldwide. We investigated HPV genotypes among women living or not with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in tw...

    Authors: Callinice D. Capo-chichi, Blanche Aguida, Nicodème W. Chabi, Jocelyn Acapko-Ezin, Jonas Sossah-Hiffo, Vidéhouénou K. Agossou, Toussain Anagbla, Marcel Zannou, Fabien Houngbé and Ambaliou Sanni
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:43
  43. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) X protein (HBx) reported to be associated with pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and miR-122 expression is down regulated in HCC. Previous studies reported miR-122 targets ...

    Authors: Manikankana Bandopadhyay, Neelakshi Sarkar, Sibnarayan Datta, Dipanwita Das, Ananya Pal, Rajesh Panigrahi, Arup Banerjee, Chinmay K. Panda, Chandrima Das, Shekhar Chakrabarti and Runu Chakravarty
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:40
  44. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most frequent cancer worldwide with high morbidity, mortality and increasing incidence. It is of note that the main curative therapies for HCC are hepatic resection ...

    Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Maddalena Leongito, Mauro Piccirillo, Cristina de Angelis, Claudia Pivonello, Vincenza Granata and Francesco Izzo
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:38
  45. Cancer is typically classified as a leading non-communicable disease; however, infectious agents, such as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human papilloma viru...

    Authors: Wafaa Mohamed Hussein, Wagida A. Anwar, Mohammed Attaleb, Loubna Mazini, Asta Försti, Roxana-Delia Trimbitas and Meriem Khyatti
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:35
  46. Vulvar cancer is a rare gynaecological cancer. In Burkina Faso, the diagnosis of vulvar cancers is delayed and the prognosis is poor. However, no specific study on vulvar cancers has been conducted at the mome...

    Authors: Nayi Zongo, Nina Korsaga-Somé, Amandine Banata Gang-Ny, Edgar Ouangré, Maurice Zida, Aimé Sosthène Ouédraogo, Aboubacar Hirrhum Bambara, Augustin Tozoula Bambara, Si Simon Traore, Pascal Niamba, Adama Traoré and Ahmadou Dem
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:33
  47. Glioblastoma (GBM) is a fatal CNS malignancy, representing 50 % of all gliomas with approximately 12–18 months survival time after initial diagnosis. Recently, the human herpesvirus cytomegalovirus (CMV) has b...

    Authors: Cheng-Te Major Lin, Emily C. Leibovitch, M. Isabel Almira-Suarez and Steven Jacobson
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:32
  48. The evolutionarily novel genes originated through different molecular mechanisms are expressed in tumors. Sometimes the expression of evolutionarily novel genes in tumors is highly specific. Moreover positive ...

    Authors: A. P. Kozlov
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2016 11:34

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