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Interleukin-1 polymorphisms associated with increased risk of gastric cancer
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with a variety of clinical outcomes including gastric cancer and duodenal ulcer disease. The reasons for this variation are not clear, but the gastric… Expand
Comprehensive molecular characterization of gastric adenocarcinoma
Gastric cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths, but analysis of its molecular and clinical characteristics has been complicated by histological and aetiological heterogeneity. Here we describe a… Expand
Increased risk of noncardia gastric cancer associated with proinflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Genetic variations in proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine genes influence individual response to carcinogenic exposures. Polymorphisms in interleukin (IL)-1 beta and its… Expand
Timing of the Last Glacial Maximum from observed sea-level minima
High-Level Variability in the ORF-K1 Membrane Protein Gene at the Left End of the Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Genome Defines Four Major Virus Subtypes and Multiple Variants or Clades in…
ABSTRACT Infection with Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS)-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) or human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) is common in certain parts of Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean, but is rare… Expand
Hematotoxicity in Workers Exposed to Low Levels of Benzene
Benzene is known to have toxic effects on the blood and bone marrow, but its impact at levels below the U.S. occupational standard of 1 part per million (ppm) remains uncertain. In a study of 250… Expand
Meta-analysis shows that prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus-positive gastric cancer differs based on sex and anatomic location.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been causally associated with cancer; some gastric carcinomas have a monoclonal EBV genome in every cancer cell, indicating that they arose from a… Expand
Merkel cell carcinoma and melanoma: etiological similarities and differences.
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) of the skin and cutaneous malignant melanoma can now be compared epidemiologically through the use of population-based data not previously available for MCC. The results… Expand
Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) in countries of Southeast Asia compared to the USA, the Caribbean and Africa
- D. Ablashi, L. Chatlynne, +21 authors C. Boshoff
- Geography, Medicine
- British Journal of Cancer
- 1 November 1999
Seroprevalence of HHV-8 has been studied in Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Trinidad, Jamaica and the USA, in both healthy individuals and those infected with HIV. Seroprevalence was found to… Expand
Sexual behaviour, STDs and risks for prostate cancer
A population-based case-control study was carried out among 981 men (479 black, 502 white) with pathologically confirmed prostate cancer and 1315 controls (594 black, 721 white). In-person interviews… Expand