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Viruses and human cancer

proceedings of a UCLA symposium, held in Park City, Utah, February 2-9, 1986

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Published by A.R. Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Viral carcinogenesis -- Congresses,
  • Retroviruses -- Congresses,
  • Oncogenic viruses -- Congresses,
  • Neoplasms -- etiology -- congresses,
  • Oncogenic Viruses -- congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementeditors, Robert C. Gallo ... [et al.].
    SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser, v. 43
    ContributionsGallo, Robert C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.57 .V576 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 524 p. :
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2733301M
    ISBN 100845126423
    LC Control Number86027526

    The new england journal of medicine n engl j med ; (e-book). V iruses are responsible for 20% of ma - lignant conditions in humans, including in studies of human cancer viruses. Human Cancer Viruses: Principles Of Transformation And Pathogenesis crucially important aspects of cell biology and book provides an up-to-date overview of the 6 major viruses that cause human cancers - HPV, HBV, HCV, EBV, KSHV and HTLV-1 - with respect to their molecular biology and epidemiology and to clinical aspects.

    Viruses have also been a major target of scientific investigation with respect to cancer. Some of the earliest work on the identification of oncogenes and tumor suppressors utilized viruses. 1 Viruses can be divided into two rough categories, those that have DNA as their genetic material and those that have RNA as their genetic material. This book contains 31 papers divided into six sections. The section headings are: Molecular Genetics of the RNA Tumor Viruses, Endogenous Retrovirus Sequences in Human Cells, Molecular Biology of Human Cancers, HTLV/LAV, T-Cell Leukemia and AIDS, Experimental Model Systems for the Study of Human Neoplasia and Related Diseases, and Perspectives.

    - viruses: human cancers, 20%. 6 viruses responsible for 20% of all cancers - HBV - HCV - HPV - EBV - KSV - HTLV-1 and HTLV experimental form of cancer therapy in which viruses are sued to target + destroy cancer cells without harming healthy cells. Killing Tumor with Viruses (things to consider when selecting oncoolytic virus for cancer.   Viruses are likely the most abundant organisms on Earth. They exist in almost every environment, and they can infect animals, plants, Author: Peter Crosta.


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In addition, the book covers the individual aspects of seven oncogenic viruses, i.e., hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human papilloma virus, Epstein-Barr virus, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus, and Merkel cell polyomavirus, and the related human cancers.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) HPV are small non-enveloped DNA tumor viruses that commonly cause benign papillomas or warts in humans. Persistent infection with high-risk subtypes of human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with the development of cervical cancer [].HPV infects epithelial cells, and, after integration in host DNA, the production of oncoproteins, mainly E6 Cited by: Viruses and Human Cancer provides a comprehensive review of the seven currently known human tumor viruses and their associated cancers with an emphasis on epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and pathogenesis.

Chapters are written by internationally recognized experts, and all are generously illustrated with tables, diagrams, and photographic : S.

David Hudnall. Research on oncogenic viruses and related human cancers has advanced rapidly in the past decade. Most articles, however, focus on a specific oncogenic virus and cancer. There is consequently a need for a comprehensive, up-to-date monograph that offers broad and integrated knowledge.

Viruses and. Viruses and Human Cancer provides a comprehensive review of the seven currently known human tumor viruses and their associated cancers with an emphasis on epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and pathogenesis.

Chapters are written by internationally recognized experts and all are generously illustrated with tables, diagrams and photographic images. Viruses and Human Cancer presents a general overview of all viral infections now known to be linked with human cancers.

After a preliminary chapter about the general biological characteristics of Author: Harald zur Hausen. Vaccines have been developed against some cancer viruses including hepatitis B and human papillomaviruses (HPV) 16 and Multiple treatments are required and in the case of HPV 16 the vaccine does not protect against other forms of the : Regina Bailey.

SV40 and Polyomavirus. The best studied DNA tumor viruses, from the standpoint of molecular biology, are probably simian virus 40 (SV40) and gh neither of these viruses is associated with human cancer, they have been critically important as models for understanding the molecular basis of cell utility of these viruses in cancer research has.

Viruses are amazing molecular machines that are much tinier than even the smallest cells. We often think of viruses like the flu, chickenpox, or herpes as “external” invaders, but viruses are. Mikovits worked with human retroviruses and focused on immunotherapy research and HIV. Inshe was doing research on neurological diseases, including autism, when she discovered many of her study subjects were suffering from serious medical issues.

These issues included cancer, motor-neuron disorders and chronic fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Genre/Form: Fulltext Internet Resources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Viruses and human cancer.

Basel ; New York: S. Karger, (OCoLC) This study focuses on human cancer, an expanding field with new evidence of a wider role for viruses. It first describes the foundations of modern tumour virology before considering, in detail, various viruses and their relationships with human cancers.

Human papillomaviruses cause common skin warts but are also a leading cause of cervical cancer. Newer human viruses -- such as HIV, SARS and MERS-CoV -- are always a concern as effective treatment typically lags behind their discovery by many years.

Human viruses cause a variety of maladies, depending on the virus type and the tissues infected. Viruses and Human Cancer provides a comprehensive review of the seven currently known human tumor viruses and their associated cancers with an emphasis on epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and pathogenesis.

Chapters are written by internationally recognized experts, and all are generously illustrated with tables, diagrams, and photographic images. In addition, the book covers the individual aspects of seven oncogenic viruses, i.e., hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human papilloma virus, Epstein-Barr virus, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus, and Merkel cell polyomavirus, and the related human : Hardcover.

Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses presents robust coverage of the key principles of molecular virology while emphasizing virus family structure and providing key context points for topical advances in the field.

The book is organized in a logical manner to aid in student discoverability and comprehension and is based on the author. Viruses that cause cancer and the mechanisms by which they do so: DNA cancer viruses (polyoma, herpes, papilloma, hepatitis, adenovirus).

RNA cancer viruses (retroviruses) CHAPTER SEVEN Human Immunodeficiency Virus. PART I HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS AND AIDS PART II HIV AND AIDS, THE DISEASE. Viruses and Human Cancer provides a comprehensive review of the seven currently known human tumor viruses and their associated cancers with an emphasis on epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and pathogenesis.

Chapters are written by internationally recognized experts and all are generously illustrated with tables, diagrams and photographic : Springer New York.

Rhinoviruses. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states more than viruses can cause the common cold--and rhinoviruses lead the pack 1 4 5. In a review article on rhinoviruses published in the “Archives of Internal Medicine,” Dr.

Stephen Greenburg noted this group of viruses causes more than 50 percent of all colds. Together, DNA viruses have been estimated to be responsible for million new cases of cancer worldwide inwith two viruses baring 85% of this burden: human papillomavirus ( cases worldwide), and hepatitis B virus ( cases).Author: Sally Roberts, Ieisha Pentland, Paul McCormack, Joanna L.

Parish. Research on oncogenic viruses and related human cancers has advanced rapidly in the past decade. Most articles, however, focus on a specific oncogenic virus and cancer. There is consequently a need for a comprehensive, up-to-date monograph that Brand: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

The author was among the first scientists to reveal the cervical cancer-inducing mechanisms of human papilloma viruses and isolated HPV16 and HPV18, and, as early aspublished the hypothesis that wart viruses play a role in the development of this type of cancer.

About a fifth of all human cancers worldwide are caused by infectious agents. In 12% of cancers, seven different viruses have been causally linked to human oncogenesis: Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis B virus, human papillomavirus, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, hepatitis C virus, Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus, and Merkel cell polyomavirus.

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