Antibodies against six human herpesviruses in relation to seven cancers in black South Africans
- A case control study
Background: Infections with certain human herpesviruses have been established as risk factors for some cancer types. For example, Epstein-Barr Virus is considered a cause of Burkitt's lymphoma and other immunosuppression related lymphomas, Hodgkin lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal cancer. Several other human herpesviruses have been linked to cancers but the totality of evidence is inconclusive. Methods: We conducted a systematic sub-study from within an ongoing case control study of adult black So...Expand abstract
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Citation: de González, A. B. et al. (2006). 'Antibodies against six human herpesviruses in relation to seven cancers in black South Africans', Infectious Agents and Cancer, 1:2. [Available at http://www.infectagentscancer.com/content/1/1/2]
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