The prevention of infection-associated cancers.

@article{Flora2011ThePO,
  title={The prevention of infection-associated cancers.},
  author={S De Flora and Paolo Bonanni},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={787-95}
}
Collectively, chronic viral and bacterial infections and trematode infestations have been estimated to be associated with approximately one of five human cancers worldwide. The fraction attributable to each one of the chronic infections caused by hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV and HCV), human papillomaviruses (HPV) and Helicobacter pylori, is ∼5%. These infections are the most important causes of major types of cancer, including hepatocellular carcinoma, cervical cancer and stomach cancer… CONTINUE READING

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