Viruses and cancer. Causal associations.

  title={Viruses and cancer. Causal associations.},
  author={Alan S. Evans and Nancy E. Mueller},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  volume={1 1},
This review first considered some general problems in establishing causal links between a virus and a human cancer and offered some guidelines in the pursuit of this objective. Second, it reviewed the current causal associations for several candidate oncogenic viruses in relation to the tumors with which they are associated. These include Epstein-Barr virus in relation to Burkitt's lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Hodgkin's disease, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; hepatitis B and C viruses in… CONTINUE READING