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viruses and cancer..

Postby Sharifa » Thu May 25, 2006 12:19 am

can viruses cause a cancer? if yes, please tell me how in a simple answer..
thanks..
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Postby Bio-Hazard » Thu May 25, 2006 12:46 am

No answer is simpler than 1+1. Even that abstract contstructs behind that are argued...

Here's what I can give you:

- http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/help/defau ... 119#viruse
- http://www.mcn.org/c/irapilgrim/toc12.html
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Postby rg » Thu May 25, 2006 7:33 am

yes....as scientists are making use of monoclonal antibodies,specific against specific virus,for destroying cancer cells...
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Postby Sharifa » Thu May 25, 2006 9:27 am

thank u all very much...
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Viruses and Cancer

Postby RobertFritzius » Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:04 am

According to some sources, the Epstein Barr virus has been implicated as a causal agent of gastric carcinoma (stomach cancer). Several articles on this topic are online. Use browser search words "epstein barr virus" and "gastric carcinoma"
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Postby rosalin » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:48 am

HPV or human papillomavirus has been linked to cervical cancers.

u could try these for elaborations :

http://hpv.com/cervical-cancer/causes-o ... ancer.html

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/conte ... p?rnav=cri
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Postby Darby » Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:26 am

Kaposi's sarcoma is initiated by a virus. And feline leukemia.
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