Hepatitis B virus infection is associated with deletion of chromosome 8p in multiple myeloma.

@article{Becker2013HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus infection is associated with deletion of chromosome 8p in multiple myeloma.},
  author={Nikolaus Becker and Anne Byl and Susanne Friedrich and Anna Jauch and Paul C. Schnitzler and Gerlinde Egerer and Anthony D. Ho and Hartmut Goldschmidt and Kai Neben},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2013},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={
          279-85
        }
}
Serological analyses within epidemiological cohort and case-control studies indicate to an association between HBV infection and risk of multiple myeloma (MM). To verify the relationship with an independent approach, we investigated the correlation between HBV positivity and chromosomal aberrations within 680 patients of the National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg for which the serological HBV status (HBsAg and anti-HBc) and FISH data for five gains (1q21, 9q34, 11q23, 15q22, 19q13), five… CONTINUE READING
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