Human endogenous retroviruses and cancer prevention: evidence and prospects

Abstract

Cancer is a significant and growing problem worldwide. While this increase may, in part, be attributed to increasing longevity, improved case notifications and risk-enhancing lifestyle (such as smoking, diet and obesity), hygiene-related factors resulting in immuno-regulatory failure may also play a major role and call for a revision of vaccination… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-13-4

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@inproceedings{Cegolon2012HumanER, title={Human endogenous retroviruses and cancer prevention: evidence and prospects}, author={Luca Cegolon and Cristiano Salata and Elisabete Weiderpass and Paolo Vineis and Giorgio Pal{\`u} and Giuseppe Mastrangelo}, booktitle={BMC Cancer}, year={2012} }