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Human immunodeficiency virus infection and cancer

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Infectious agents are a significant and theoretically preventable cause of cancer. Therefore, the identification of additional cancers with an infectious aetiology has important public health implications. There is evidence that immunosuppression leads to the selective development of certain cancers that are known or thought to be caused by infections. The fact that millions of people are now infected with HIV has provided an unprecedented opportunity to investigate the role of the immune sys...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
CANCER SURVEYS
Volume:
33
Pages:
237-262
Publication date:
1999-01-01
ISSN:
0261-2429
URN:
uuid:bc272634-5c97-42b3-9002-7af5555592f2
Source identifiers:
37022
Local pid:
pubs:37022
Language:
English

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