The Viral Connection to Glioblastoma

@article{McFalineFigueroa2017TheVC,
  title={The Viral Connection to Glioblastoma},
  author={J. Ricardo McFaline-Figueroa and Patrick Yung Wen},
  journal={Current Infectious Disease Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={1-5}
}
Purpose of ReviewThe high incidence of and mortality from glioblastoma are matched by a lack of effective therapies. Previous research suggests an association between viral infection and glioma formation. In this manuscript, we review the available evidence for this association and the efficacy of treatment strategies targeted against viral infection.Recent FindingsWe find that while a wide array of viruses can drive glioma tumor formation in vitro and in xenograft models, the most convincing… 
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