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  1. Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of malignancies among women in Ethiopia. Knowing the disease could empower women to make an informed decision regarding participation with cervical cancer preventio...

    Authors: Awoke Derbie, Daniel Mekonnen, Eyaya Misgan, Yihun Mulugeta Alemu, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel and Tamrat Abebe

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:11

    Content type: Review

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  2. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is generally associated with chronic antigen stimulation: auto-antigens or of microbial origin. Only one study suggested association between Achromobacter xylosox...

    Authors: Raphaël Borie, Valérie Caro, Hilario Nunes, Marianne Kambouchner, Aurélie Cazes, Martine Antoine, Bruno Crestani, Karen Leroy, Christiane Copie-Bergman, Aurelia Kwasiborski, Christophe Hennequin, Mathias Vandenbogaert, Véronique Hourdel and Jacques Cadranel

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  3. The medical community has been deeply involved in fighting the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and, as a consequence, the care of non-COVID-19 patients has been impacted. However, the treatment of...

    Authors: Francesco Longo, Eleonora M. C. Trecca, Aurelio D’Ecclesia, Chiara Copelli, Karim Tewfik, Alfonso Manfuso, Nicola Pederneschi, Annalisa Mastromatteo, Matteo Aldo Russo, Antonio Pansini, Luca M. Lacerenza, Pier Gerardo Marano and Lazzaro Cassano

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:9

    Content type: Review

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  4. Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most important viral pathogen in people undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT). HCMV detection in the early stages makes is possible to save the patients’ lives throug...

    Authors: Mehrdad Payandeh, Mohammad Hossein Zamanian, Bizhan Nomanpour, Mohammad Soroush Farhadi, Alireza Janbakhsh, Mosayeb Rostamian, Azam Elahi, Somayeh Jafari and Mohammad Dehghannejad

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:8

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. Persistent infection with high-risk genotypes of human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer. The HPV oncoprotein E7 is constitutively expressed in cervical cancer and considered as an e...

    Authors: Fariba Dorostkar, Arash Arashkia, Farzin Roohvand, Zabihollah Shoja, Mohsen Navari, Maryam Mashhadi Abolghasem Shirazi, Zahra Shahosseini, Mohammad Farahmand, Mohammad Sadegh Shams nosrati and Somayeh Jalilvand

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. The etiology of prostate cancer (PCa) is multiple and complex. Among the causes recently cited are chronic infections engendered by microorganisms that often go unnoticed. A typical illustration of such a case...

    Authors: Osama Mohammed Saed Abdul-Wahab, Mishari H. Al-Shyarba, Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi, Nessrine Sassi, Majed Saad Shaya Al Fayi, Hassan Otifi, Abdullah Hassan Al Murea, Béhija Mlik and Elhem Yacoub

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. The aim was to evaluate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) cascade of care in the general population (GP) and in two high-risk populations: patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and substance users (AS) in treatment i...

    Authors: Olivera Djuric, Marco Massari, Marta Ottone, Giorgia Collini, Pamela Mancuso, Massimo Vicentini, Antonio Nicolaci, Angela Zannini, Alessandro Zerbini, Valeria Manicardi, Loreta A. Kondili and Paolo Giorgi Rossi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Adult T cell lymphoma/leukemia (ATLL) is a peripheral T-cell neoplasm caused by human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 (HTLV-1). Small RNAs (sRNAs), including microRNAs (miRNAs), play a pivotal role in the initiati...

    Authors: Andrezza Nascimento, Daniela Raguer Valadão de Souza, Rodrigo Pessôa, Anna Julia Pietrobon, Youko Nukui, Juliana Pereira, Jorge Casseb, Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira, Paula Loureiro, Alberto José da Silva Duarte, Patricia Bianca Clissa and Sabri Saeed Sanabani

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Killian polyp (KP) is a benign lesion that arises from the maxillary sinus. The etiology of KP is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the potential involvement of human papilloma- (HPV) and polyo...

    Authors: Lucia Oton-Gonzalez, John Charles Rotondo, Luca Cerritelli, Nicola Malagutti, Carmen Lanzillotti, Ilaria Bononi, Andrea Ciorba, Chiara Bianchini, Chiara Mazziotta, Monica De Mattei, Stefano Pelucchi, Mauro Tognon and Fernanda Martini

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a common HIV-associated malignancy frequently associated with poor outcomes. It is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in major cities of Mozambique. Antiretroviral therapy is the cor...

    Authors: Matthew E. Coldiron, Ana Gabriela Gutierrez Zamudio, Rolanda Manuel, Gilda Luciano, Barbara Rusch, Iza Ciglenecki, Alex Telnov, Rebecca F. Grais, Laurence Toutous Trellu and Lucas Molfino

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:2

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:25

  11. Cervical cancer is the fourth commonest cancer in women in the world with the highest regional incidence and mortality seen in Southern, Eastern and Western Africa. It is the commonest cause of cancer morbidit...

    Authors: Shirley Chibonda, Ntokozo Ndlovu, Nomsa Tsikai, Lameck Munangaidzwa, Sandra Ndarukwa, Albert Nyamhunga and Tinashe Mazhindu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:1

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:12

  12. COVID-19 has caused great concern for patients with underlying medical conditions. We aimed to determine the prognosis of patients with current or previous cancer with either a PCR-confirmed COVID-19 infection...

    Authors: Majid Sorouri, Amir Kasaeian, Helia Mojtabavi, Amir Reza Radmard, Shadi Kolahdoozan, Amir Anushiravani, Bardia Khosravi, Seyed Mohammad Pourabbas, Masoud Eslahi, Azin Sirusbakht, Marjan Khodabakhshi, Fatemeh Motamedi, Fatemeh Azizi, Reza Ghanbari, Zeynab Rajabi, Ali Reza Sima…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:74

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). The pandemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in significant health, economi...

    Authors: Christine Cassidy, Danielle Dever, Laura Stanbery, Gerald Edelman, Lance Dworkin and John Nemunaitis

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:73

    Content type: Review

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  14. The solid transport media is a small size card that allows fast, easy DNA extraction from a variety of biological samples. In 2016 we developed a solid media transport card; for that pilot study to control the...

    Authors: Hui Du, Xianzhi Duan, Yan Liu, Bin Shi, Wei Zhang, Chun Wang, Xinfen Qu, Juncui Bao, Jingran Li, Chao Zhao, Jing Jiang, Juan Liu, Kejia Wu, Aimin Xiao, Lvfang Duan, Xia Huang…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:72

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) seroprevalence in sub-Saharan African children can range up to 50% by age 2 years but factors affecting early age of KSHV infection are not well understood. Malaria...

    Authors: Katherine R. Sabourin, Sidney Ogolla, Ibrahim I. Daud, Conner L. Jackson, Wendell Miley, Nazzarena Labo, Denise Whitby and Rosemary Rochford

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:71

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. To explore the value of alpha fetoprotein (AFP) and protein induced by vitamin K absence or antagonist-II (PIVKA-II) in diagnosis of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and their relationship with vascu...

    Authors: Yuan-Quan Si, Xiu-Qin Wang, Gang Fan, Chang-Yin Wang, Yuan-Wen Zheng, Xie Song, Cui-Cui Pan, Fu-Lu Chu, Zhan-Feng Liu, Bing-Ru Lu and Zhi-Ming Lu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:70

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. COVID-19 pandemic following the outbreak in China and Western Europe, where it finally lost the momentum, is now devastating North and South America. It has not been identified the reason and the molecular mec...

    Authors: Franco M. Buonaguro, Gerardo Botti, Paolo Antonio Ascierto, Sandro Pignata, Franco Ionna, Paolo Delrio, Antonella Petrillo, Ernesta Cavalcanti, Maurizio Di Bonito, Sisto Perdonà, Michelino De Laurentiis, Francesco Fiore, Raffaele Palaia, Francesco Izzo, Stefania D’Auria, Virginia Rossi…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:69

    Content type: Methodology

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  18. Cervical cancer screening is slowly transitioning from Pappanicolaou cytologic screening to primary Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) or HPV testing as an effort to enhance early detection and treatment...

    Authors: Calleb George Onyango, Lilian Ogonda, Bernard Guyah, Clement Shiluli, Gregory Ganda, Omenge Elkanah Orang’o and Kirtika Patel

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:68

    Content type: Review

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  19. Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in developing countries. Since cervical cancer is a preventable disease, screening is an important control and prevention strategy, recommended...

    Authors: Asteray Assmie Ayenew, Biruk Ferede Zewdu and Azezu Asres Nigussie

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:67

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. The aim of this research was to evaluate independently the performance of a new isothermal amplification assay for cervical cancer screening compared to two previously validated PCR-based assays and histologic...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Hui Du, Xia Huang, Chun Wang, Xianzhi Duan, Yan Liu, Bin Shi, Wei Zhang, Xinfeng Qu, Lihui Wei, M. Schiffman, J. L. Belinson and Ruifang Wu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. Rapid, high-volume screening programs are needed as part of cervical cancer prevention in China.

    Authors: Andrew Goldstein, Yang Lei, Lena Goldstein, Amelia Goldstein, Qiao Xu Bai, Juan Felix, Roberta Lipson, Maria Demarco, Mark Schiffman, Didem Egemen, Kanan T. Desai, Sarah Bedell, Janet Gersten, Gail Goldstein, Karen O’Keefe, Casey O’Keefe…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:64

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. Schistosoma haematobium, the helminth causing urogenital schistosomiasis, is a known bladder carcinogen. Despite the causal link between S. haematobium and bladder cancer, the underlying mechanisms are poorly und...

    Authors: Evaristus C. Mbanefo, Chinwike Terry Agbo, Yuanlong Zhao, Olivia K. Lamanna, Kim H. Thai, Shannon E. Karinshak, Mohammad Afzal Khan, Chi-Ling Fu, Justin I. Odegaard, Irina V. Saltikova, Michael J. Smout, Luke F. Pennington, Mark R. Nicolls, Theodore S. Jardetzky, Alex Loukas, Paul J. Brindley…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:63

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. We propose an economical cervical screening research and implementation strategy designed to take into account the typically slow natural history of cervical cancer and the severe but hopefully temporary impac...

    Authors: Kayode Olusegun Ajenifuja, Jerome Belinson, Andrew Goldstein, Kanan T. Desai, Silvia de Sanjose and Mark Schiffman

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:61

    Content type: Commentary

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  24. Accelerated global control of cervical cancer would require primary prevention with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in addition to novel screening program strategies that are simple, inexpensive, and ef...

    Authors: Kanan T. Desai, Kayode O. Ajenifuja, Adekunbiola Banjo, Clement A. Adepiti, Akiva Novetsky, Cathy Sebag, Mark H. Einstein, Temitope Oyinloye, Tamara R. Litwin, Matt Horning, Fatai Olatunde Olanrewaju, Mufutau Muphy Oripelaye, Esther Afolabi, Oluwole O. Odujoko, Philip E. Castle, Sameer Antani…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:60

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Prostatic male genital schistosomiasis and prostate cancer co-existence cases are uncommon however, some studies have indicated that schistosomiasis may trigger development of prostate cancer regardless of age...

    Authors: Emilia T. Choto, Takafira Mduluza, Francisca Mutapi and Moses J. Chimbari

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:59

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. This study was performed to evaluate the significance of positive resection margins (RMs) with the loop electrosurgical excision procedure combined with cold coagulation (LEEP with CC) as a definitive treatmen...

    Authors: Eun Jung Yang, Nae Ry Kim, Ji Yeon Choi, Wook Youn Kim and Sun Joo Lee

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:58

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Screening of unvaccinated women remains essential to mitigate the high morbidity/mortality of cervical cancer. Here, we compared visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), recommended by WHO as the most cost-ef...

    Authors: Elkanah Omenge Orang’o, Edwin Were, Oliver Rode, Kapten Muthoka, Michael Byczkowski, Heike Sartor, Davy Vanden Broeck, Dietmar Schmidt, Miriam Reuschenbach, Magnus von Knebel Doeberitz and Hermann Bussmann

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:57

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the cancers of highest incidence and mortality worldwide. The proliferation and invasion of tumor cells are the main reason for poor prognosis after HCC surgery. Long n...

    Authors: Quan Liu, Xuxu Yu, Minjie Yang, Xiangke Li, Xuejia Zhai, Yujin Lian, Zhong Chen, Qingxia Fan, Lijie Song and Wencai Li

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:55

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is of high prevalence among HIV-infected people. In particular, the incidence of HIV-associated Burkitt lymphoma (BL) remains high despite the advent of Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Thera...

    Authors: Nontlantla Mdletshe, Andrew Nel, Karen Shires and Shaheen Mowla

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:54

    Content type: Research Article

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  30. There is growing evidence of the microbiome’s role in human health and disease since the human microbiome project. The microbiome plays a vital role in influencing cancer risk and pathogenesis. Several studies...

    Authors: Paul Katongole, Obondo J. Sande, Moses Joloba, Steven J. Reynolds and Nixon Niyonzima

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:53

    Content type: Review

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  31. Bladder cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in adults worldwide. There are various risk factors described for the bladder cancer development including genetic background as well as environmenta...

    Authors: Solmaz Ohadian Moghadam, Kamyar Mansori, Mohammad Reza Nowroozi, Davoud Afshar, Behzad Abbasi and Ali Nowroozi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:52

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common type of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), and the effect of zymosan (ZYM), a component of the yeast cell wall, on oral cancer remains unclear...

    Authors: Xu Chen, Qingqiong Luo, Jieying Ding, Meng Yang, Ruiyang Zhang and Fuxiang Chen

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:51

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. HIV-associated cellular immune dysfunction has been linked to higher risk of cervical dysplasia and cancer in HIV infected women. We sought to understand the relationship between HIV and development of epithel...

    Authors: Jonah Musa, Supriya D. Mehta, Chad J. Achenbach, Charlesnika T. Evans, Neil Jordan, Francis A. Magaji, Victor C. Pam, Patrick H. Daru, Olugbenga A. Silas, Atiene S. Sagay, Rose Anorlu, Yinan Zheng, Mamoudou Maiga, Isaac F. Adewole, Robert L. Murphy, Lifang Hou…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:50

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) transmission within endemic areas may vary. KSHV seroprevalence has been studied by different groups of researchers using different methods, making it difficult t...

    Authors: Angela Nalwoga, Emily L. Webb, Claudios Muserere, Belinda Chihota, Wendell Miley, Nazzarena Labo, Alison Elliott, Stephen Cose, Denise Whitby and Robert Newton

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:49

    Content type: Short Report

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  35. Breast cancer is reported as one of the most common cancers among females worldwide. Infectious agents especially viruses have been considered as role players in the development of breast cancer. Although some...

    Authors: Alireza Khatami, Ali Pormohammad, Rana Farzi, Hassan Saadati, Maryam Mehrabi, Seyed Jalal Kiani and Saied Ghorbani

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:48

    Content type: Review

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  36. HPV causes specific cell-mediated immunity in the cervix. Mononuclear cells such as helper T cells (CD4+), cytotoxic T cells (CD8+), and dendritic cells play a critical role in the initiation of the HPV-specif...

    Authors: Ceyda Sancakli Usta, Eren Altun, Selim Afsar, Cagla Bahar Bulbul, Akin Usta and Ertan Adalı

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:47

    Content type: Research Article

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  37. High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) is notoriously associated with tumor progression in a broad spectrum of malignancies. Detection of HR-HPV is clinically important in the management of HPV-related carcin...

    Authors: Federica Zito Marino, Andrea Ronchi, Marianna Stilo, Immacolata Cozzolino, Elvira La Mantia, Nicola Colacurci, Giuseppe Colella and Renato Franco

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:46

    Content type: Research Article

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  38. Women living with human immunodeficiency virus (WLWH), especially those living in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), are at increased risk of cervical cancer. The optimal cervical-cancer screening strate...

    Authors: Philip E. Castle, Rogers Ajeh, Anastase Dzudie, Ernestine Kendowo, Norbert Fuhngwa, Andre Gaetan Simo-Wambo, Denis Nsame, Enow Orock, Tiffany M. Hebert, Amanda J. Pierz, Daniel Murokora, Kathryn Anastos and Adebola Adedimeji

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:45

    Content type: Short Report

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  39. Sinonasal inverted papillomas (SIP) and sinonasal squamous cell carcinomas (SNSCC) are sinonasal tumors with unclear etiology and pathogenesis. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been detected in these tumors but in...

    Authors: Thawaree Nukpook, Tipaya Ekalaksananan, Watchareporn Teeramatwanich, Natcha Patarapadungkit, Surachat Chaiwiriyakul, Patravoot Vatanasapt, Sirinart Aromseree and Chamsai Pientong

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:43

    Content type: Research Article

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  40. EBV produces miRNAs with important functions in cancer growth, tumor invasion and host immune surveillance. The discovery of EBV miR-BARTs is recent, and most of their functions are still unknown. Nonetheless,...

    Authors: Valli De Re, Laura Caggiari, Mariangela De Zorzi, Valentina Fanotto, Gianmaria Miolo, Fabio Puglisi, Renato Cannizzaro, Vincenzo Canzonieri, Agostino Steffan, Piero Farruggia, Egesta Lopci, Emanuele S. G. d’Amore, Roberta Burnelli, Lara Mussolin and Maurizio Mascarin

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:42

    Content type: Review

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  41. The anatomical complexity of the oropharynx and the difficulty in reaching its distal portion have always conditioned the surgical accessibility.

    Authors: Fraco Ionna, Agostino Guida, Luigi Califano, Gaetano Motta, Giovanni Salzano, Ettore Pavone, Corrado Aversa, Francesco Longo, Salvatore Villano, Ludovica Marcella Ponzo, Pierluigi Franco, Simona Losito, Franco Maria Buonaguro, Maria Lina Tornesello and Maria Grazia Maglione

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:40

    Content type: Research Article

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  42. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Massimo Granai, Lucia Mundo, Ayse U. Akarca, Maria Chiara Siciliano, Hasan Rizvi, Virginia Mancini, Noel Onyango, Joshua Nyagol, Nicholas Othieno Abinya, Ibrahim Maha, Sandra Margielewska, Wenbin Wei, Michele Bibas, Pier Paolo Piccaluga, Leticia Quintanilla-Martinez, Falko Fend…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:39

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:28

  43. Hepatitis B virus (HBV), along with Hepatitis C virus chronic infection, represents a major risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) development. However, molecular mechanisms involved in the development...

    Authors: Davod Javanmard, Mohammad Najafi, Mohammad Reza Babaei, Mohammad Hadi Karbalaie Niya, Maryam Esghaei, Mahshid Panahi, Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel, Ahmad Tavakoli, Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri, Hadi Ghaffari, Angila Ataei-Pirkooh, Seyed Hamidreaz Monavari and Farah Bokharaei-Salim

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:37

    Content type: Research Article

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  44. Information on HPV-associated sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma (SNSCC) is very limited in China. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of HPV in a large cohort of SNSCC patients in China.

    Authors: Chunyan Hu, Huatao Quan, Li Yan, Ji Sun, Lin Lan and Shengzi Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2020 15:36

    Content type: Research Article

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