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Post by soccerfan » Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:40 pm

How can viral infections of human cells lead to cancer?

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Post by juju » Fri Dec 22, 2006 3:38 am

Different virus cause different types of cancer, as for how this happens read this discussion about one of them (EBV)


http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medical ... ewsid=3988

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:36 am

Virus hijack host's DNA, means that its behaviour will change. Host cell will be enslaved by virus, that's the starting point.
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