Cancer Virology

It is estimated that 12- 20% cancers are caused by tumour viruses. The following 7 viruses are generally linked to human oncogenesis:

  • Epstein-Barr Virus- Burkitt’s lymphoma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, and some forms of Hodgkin’s disease
  • Merkel Cell Polyomavirus- Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Human Papillomaviruses- Cervical Cancer, Oral Cancer, Oropharynx Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Penile Cancer, Anal Cancer
  • Human Adult T-cell Leukemia Virus Type 1- Adult T cell Leukemia/ Lymphoma
  • Kaposi’s Sarcoma- Associated Herpesvirus- Kaposi’s Sarcoma, Multicentric Castleman’s Disease, Primary Effusion Lymphoma
  • Hepatitis B Virus- Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hepatitis C Virus- Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Lymphoma, Cryoglobulinemia, Head & Neck Cancer
  • Track 1-1 Vector based vaccines
  • Track 2-2 Oncolytic virus therapies
  • Track 3-3 Viral Biomarkers
  • Track 4-4 Viral Oncology

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