Viruses other than HIV and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  title={Viruses other than HIV and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.},
  author={Nancy E Mueller and Alejandro Mohar and Alan S. Evans},
  journal={Cancer research},
  volume={52 19 Suppl},
There are several viral infections which are known to cause lymphoma among animals; all establish latency in lymphoid cells. The human T-lymphotropic virus type I is a human virus which causes lymphomas among a subset of carriers. However, this virus is very restricted in its distribution and as such, is unlikely to play a role in the increase of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). A highly prevalent infection, the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is known to play a role in the etiology of NHL among persons… CONTINUE READING


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