Meta-analysis shows that prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus-positive gastric cancer differs based on sex and anatomic location.

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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 single infected progenitor cell. However, the proportion of EBV-positive gastric carcinomas is uncertain, and the etiologic significance is unknown. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2009.05.001

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