Current shreds of evidence on the anticancer role of EGCG in triple negative breast cancer: an update of the current state of knowledge
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), represents a subtype of breast cancer in which the estrogens receptor (ER) negative, the progesterone receptor (PR) negative and the human epidermal growth factor receptor... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - January 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sabrina Bimonte, Marco Cascella, Antonio Barbieri, Claudio Arra and Arturo Cuomo Tags: Review Source Type: research

HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer prevalence in a middle eastern population using E6/E7 PCR
Given the paucity of data and widely variable rates that have been reported, the main objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of HPV-positivity in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) in... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - January 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Christopher A. Maroun, Karine Al Feghali, Henri Traboulsi, Helene Dabbous, Fatmeh Abbas, Gabriel Dunya, Georges Ziade, Rami Mahfouz, Bassem Youssef, Hani Tamim, Fady Geara, Ibrahim Khalifeh and Roger V. Moukarbel Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Combination of the gamma-glutamyltransferase-to-prealbumin ratio and other indicators may be a novel marker for predicting the prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing locoregional ablative therapies
The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of the serum γ-glutamyltransferase (γ-GT)-to-prealbumin ratio (GPR) and whether combining this ratio with other parameters can lead to an im... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Q. Wang, P. Zhao, N. He, J. P. Sun, K. Li, C. R. Zang, Y. N. Zhao, Y. Zhao and Y. H. Zhang Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Correction to: Cancer cases detected in the prevention and control service of a private cancer clinic in Peru
In the original publication of this article [1] several figures and tables were incorrectly displayed. In this correction article the correct overview of the tables and figures are published. The original arti... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jos é 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-Ramo Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Pathological changes of liver one year later in CHB patients with negative HBV DNA
In this study, we aim to determine the hepatic pathological changes in HBV DNA-negative chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) patients after 12-month antiviral therapy. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Wu Shanshan, Du Xinfang, Yu Shuihong, Lai Kecong, Qi Jinjin, Chen Zhi and Chen Feng Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Correction to: A meta-analysis of the relationship between vaginal microecology, human papillomavirus infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
In the original publication of this article [1] there was an error in the results section of the article. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Evolutionarily novel genes are expressed in transgenic fish tumors and their orthologs are involved in development of progressive traits in humans
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: E. A. Matyunina, A. V. Emelyanov, T. V. Kurbatova, A. A. Makashov, I. V. Mizgirev and A. P. Kozlov Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Atypical presentation of classic Kaposi sarcoma in circumcised penis presenting as an ulcerative nodule with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) positivity and successfully treated with only local excision
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - December 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Abdulaziz Alamri and B. K. Adiga Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Infection with carcinogenic helminth parasites and its production of metabolites induces the formation of DNA-adducts
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Maria Jo ão Gouveia, Paul J. Brindley, Gabriel Rinaldi, Fátima Gärtner, José M. C. da Costa and Nuno Vale Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Evaluating the expression level of HERV-K env, np9, rec and gag in breast tissue
Breast cancer is one of the most common health problems. It has been suggested that several risk factors, either considered as external or internal, play a critical role in the pathogenesis of breast cancer, w... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Shaian Tavakolian, Hossein Goudarzi and Ebrahim Faghihloo Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

HIV status, age at cervical Cancer screening and cervical cytology outcomes in an opportunistic screening setting in Nigeria: a 10-year Cross sectional data analysis
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Cancer cases detected in the prevention and control service of a private cancer clinic in Peru
Describe the characteristics of patients seen at the Cancer Prevention and Control Service at a Peruvian private cancer clinic in 2014. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jos é 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-Ramo Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Qualitative assessment of EOB-GD-DTPA and Gd-BT-DO3A MR contrast studies in HCC patients and colorectal liver metastases
To compare liver-specific EOB-GD-DTPA and liver-non-specific Gd-BT-DO3A MR, in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver colorectal metastases. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Vincenza Granata, Roberta Fusco, Francesca Maio, Antonio Avallone, Guglielmo Nasti, Raffaele Palaia, Vittorio Albino, Roberto Grassi, Francesco Izzo and Antonella Petrillo Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Phylogeny and polymorphism in the E6 and E7 of human papillomavirus: alpha-9 (HPV16, 31, 33, 52, 58), alpha-5 (HPV51), alpha-6 (HPV53, 66), alpha-7 (HPV18, 39, 59, 68) and alpha-10 (HPV6, 44) in women from Shanghai
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Junwei Zhao, Qin Zhan, Junhan Guo, Min Liu, Yetian Ruan, Tailin Zhu, Lingfei Han and Fang Li Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Increased expression of protease-activated receptors 2 indicates poor prognosis in HBV related hepatocellular carcinoma
To investigate the potential role of protease-activated receptor 2 (PAR2) in the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Peng Chen, Na Yang, Li Xu, Fangfang Zhao and Min Zhang Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

LncRNA MAGI2-AS3 is involved in cervical squamous cell carcinoma development through CDK6 up-regulation
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 ... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Qifang Liu, Shuang Liu, Xiaoying Wang, Jin Zhang and Kuiran Liu Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Cervical cancer in Ethiopia – predictors of advanced stage and prolonged time to diagnosis
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A better future for children with cancer in Africa: a dream transforming into reality Dr. D Cristina Stefan- AORTIC president
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Daniela Cristina Stefan Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

A hospital-based cancer registry in Luanda, Angola: the Instituto Angolano de Controlo do Cancer (IACC) Cancer registry
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Fernando Miguel, Maria Jos é Bento, Gonçalo Forjaz de Lacerda, Elisabete Weiderpass and Lúcio Lara Santos Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A meta-analysis on genetic variability of RT/HBsAg overlapping region of hepatitis B virus (HBV) isolates of Bangladesh
This study aimed to analyze the ge... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Md. Golzar Hossain and Keiji Ueda Tags: Review Source Type: research

Association between Epstein-Barr virus and Thymic epithelial tumors: a systematic review
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of EBV in TET. We conducted a systematic ... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Guofei Zhang, Zipu Yu, Gang Shen, Ying Chai and Chengxiao Liang Tags: Review Source Type: research

An evaluation of HHV-6 as an etiologic agent in Hodgkin lymphoma and brain cancer using IARC criteria for oncogenicity
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - November 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Michael J. Wells, Steven Jacobson and Paul H. Levine Tags: Review Source Type: research

CRISPR/Cas9-mediated LMP1 knockout inhibits Epstein-Barr virus infection and nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell growth
A strong association between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) has been widely recognized in recent decades. The aim of the present study was to investigate latent membrane ... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - October 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Haifeng Huo and Guohua Hu Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A meta-analysis of the relationship between vaginal microecology, human papillomavirus infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - October 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yuejuan Liang, Mengjie Chen, Lu Qin, Bing Wan and He Wang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Report of clinico-pathological features of breast cancer in HIV-infected and uninfected women in Botswana
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. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - October 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Rohini K. Bhatia, Mohan Narasimhamurthy, Yehoda M. Martei, Pooja Prabhakar, Jer é Hutson, Sebathu Chiyapo, Ignetious Makozhombwe, Michael Feldman, Mukendi K. A. Kayembe, Kum Cooper and Surbhi Grover Tags: Review Source Type: research

Resveratrol induces immunogenic cell death of human and murine ovarian carcinoma cells
This study aimed to clarify whether immunogenic cell death (ICD) contributed to the anti-tumor action of resveratrol against ovarian carcinoma. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - October 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yanke Zhang, Sufen Yang, Yang Yang and Teng Liu Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Estimating the burden of illness related to genital warts in the Philippines: a nationally representative cross-sectional study
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - October 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lani Buenconsejo, Smita Kothari-Talwar, Karen Yee, Amit Kulkarni, Nuria Lara, Montserrat Roset, Anna R. Giuliano and Suzanne Garland Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A correlation study of BK Polyoma Virus infection and prostate Cancer among Sudanese patients - immunofluorescence and molecular based case-control study
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - September 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Babbiker Mohammed Taher Gorish, Mohammed Elfatih Hussein Ournasseir and Iman Mohammed Shammat Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The potential role of P.gingivalis in gastrointestinal cancer: a mini review
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - September 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xiao-bo Liu, Zi-ye Gao, Chuan-tao Sun, Hui Wen, Bo Gao, Sheng-bao Li and Qiang Tong Tags: Review Source Type: research

Three year survival among patients with aids-related Kaposi sarcoma treated with chemotherapy and combination antiretroviral therapy at Moi teaching and referral hospital, Kenya
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - September 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naftali Busakhala, Gabriel Kigen, Paul Waako, R. Matthew Strother, Fredrick Chite and Patrick Loehrer Sr Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Human papilloma virus (HPV) genotypes concordance between Iranian couples referrals
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 ... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - September 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mehrdad Davarmanesh, Mehrouz Dezfulian, Mohammad Javad Gharavi, Sarang Younesi, Pourandokht Saadati, Mohammad Mehdi Taheri Amin and Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The effects of the use of platelet-rich plasma gel on local recurrence in an animal model of human fibrosarcoma
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - August 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

B7-H4 is highly expressed in aggressive Epstein-Barr virus positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and inhibits apoptosis through upregulating Erk1/2 and Akt signalling pathways
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - August 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ying Jiang, Gangli Cai, Jun Lin, Jing Zhang, Zhilei Bo, Ying Li, Chun Wang and Yin Tong Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Prevalence of human papillomavirus and Helicobacter pylori in esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancer biopsies from a case –control study in Ethiopia
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - August 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Sch üz, Ahmedin Jemal and Tari Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Human papillomavirus is not associated to non-small cell lung cancer: data from a prospective cross-sectional study
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - August 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Estela Maria Silva, V ânia 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 Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The burden of Burkitt lymphoma in Africa
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. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - August 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lucia H ämmerl, Murielle Colombet, Rosemary Rochford, David Martin Ogwang and Donald Maxwell Parkin Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The value of cytokine levels in triage and risk prediction for women with persistent high-risk human papilloma virus infection of the cervix
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - June 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bohan Li, Ling Zhang, Jianguo Zhao, Guichun Tan, Wenwen Zhang, Na Zhang, Jing Tian and Pengpeng Qu Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A socio-cultural study of traditional healers role in African health care
There is a widely held view that a major cause of delay in diagnosis of cancer at an early stage in Africa is the fact that many patients consult traditional healers first and are often treated by them until c... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - June 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: C. C. Asuzu, E. O. Akin-Odanye, M. C. Asuzu and J. Holland Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Cancer care workforce in Africa: perspectives from a global survey
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - May 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PIVKA-II level is correlated to development of portal vein tumor thrombus in patients with HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma
To evaluate the correlation of serum PIVKA-II levels and development of portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - May 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tao Li, Yuanzi Yu, Juan Liu, Xiangguo Tian, Meng Kong, Lei Wu, Shaocan Tang, Shengqing Gu, Jingfang Zhao, Yi Cui and Jinhua Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence, correlates, and predictive value of high-risk human papillomavirus mRNA detection in a community-based cervical cancer screening program in western Uganda
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-... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - May 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Miriam Nakalembe, Philippa Makanga, Frank Mubiru, Megan Swanson, Jeffrey Martin and Megan Huchko Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The burden of cancers associated with HIV in the South African public health sector, 2004 –2014: a record linkage study
We examined natio... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - May 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tafadzwa Dhokotera, Julia Bohlius, Adrian Spoerri, Matthias Egger, Jabulani Ncayiyana, Victor Olago, Elvira Singh and Mazvita Sengayi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dissecting the roles of thymoquinone on the prevention and the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: an overview on the current state of knowledge
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - April 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Review Source Type: research

Infrequent detection of human papillomavirus infection in head and neck cancers in the Central African Republic: a retrospective study
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Boniface Kofi, Christian Diamant Mossoro-Kpinde, Ralph-Sydney Mboumba Bouassa, H élène Péré, Leman Robin, Gérard Gresenguet and Laurent Bélec Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

High-risk type human papillomavirus infection and p16 expression in laryngeal cancer
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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 Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence of EBV and CMV DNA in epithelial ovarian cancer
The underlying cause of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is unknown. It has been theorized that infectious agents could contribute to ovarian tumorigenesis. (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kasper Ingerslev, Estrid H øgdall, Wojciech Skovrider-Ruminski, Tine Henrichsen Schnack, Marianne Lidang, Claus Høgdall and Jan Blaakaer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fight against cancer in Portuguese-speaking African countries: echoes from the last cancer meetings
Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa include Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, S ão Tomé and Principe. These countries belong to an interstate organization known as PALOP. In June 2018, PALOP or... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - February 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: L úcio Lara Santos, Hirondina Borges Spencer, Fernando Miguel, Satish Tulsidás, Belmira Rodrigues and Lygia Vieira Lopes Tags: Meeting Report Source Type: research

Perspectives on immunotherapy via oncolytic viruses
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - February 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Alberto Reale, Adriana Vitiello, Valeria Conciatori, Cristina Parolin, Arianna Calistri and Giorgio Pal ù Tags: Review Source Type: research

Association of host immunity with Helicobacter pylori infection in recurrent gastric cancer
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - February 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mayu Sato, Kou Miura, Chihiro Kageyama, Hiroyuki Sakae, Yuka Obayashi, Yoshiro Kawahara, Osamu Matsushita, Kenji Yokota and Hiroyuki Okada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of Tannerella forsythia and Porphyromonas gingivalis in pathogenesis of esophageal cancer
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... (Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer)
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - January 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bartosz Malinowski, Anna W ęsierska, Klaudia Zalewska, Maya M. Sokołowska, Wiktor Bursiewicz, Maciej Socha, Mateusz Ozorowski, Katarzyna Pawlak-Osińska and Michał Wiciński Tags: Review Source Type: research