Infectious Agents and Cancer

Authors: Kutikhin, Anton G., Yuzhalin, Arseniy E., Brusina, Elena B.

  • ​A comprehensive analysis of the whole body of information about «unconventional» carcinogenic infectious agents
  • Well-written text easily understandable for the wide audience but still useful even for the specialists who are familiar with the problem
  • Helpful tables systematizing the key information on the field
  • A list of all infectious agents suspected in cancer causation
  • Principles of how to carry out a study devoted to biological carcinogenesis
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​Over the years of cancer investigation a lot of discoveries in this field were made, and many associations between various biological carcinogens and cancer were revealed. Some of them are credibly determined, thus these infectious agents (human papilloma virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, Epstein-Barr virus, human herpes virus 8, human T-cell lymphotropic virus 1, human immunodeficiency virus, Merkel cell polyomavirus, Helicobacter pylori, Opisthorchis viverrini, Clonorchis sinensis, Schistosoma haematobium) are recognized as carcinogens and probable carcinogens by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The problem is of large importance, since share of infectious agents-related cancer cases is steadily increasing, reaching 25% according to certain estimates. It is worth noting that many of cancer cases are caused by infectious agents other than «conventional ones» like HPV, EBV, HBV, HCV, H.pylori etc. In recent years, a number of significant breakthroughs in the field were performed, such as the discovery of the microbiota role in cancer causation.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • The Criteria of Inclusion of Infectious Agents in the List of Biological Carcinogens

    Kutikhin, Anton G. (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

  • General Mechanisms of Biological Carcinogenesis

    Kutikhin, Anton G. (et al.)

    Pages 3-4

  • The Role of Bacteria in Cancer Development

    Kutikhin, Anton G. (et al.)

    Pages 5-78

  • The Role of Protozoa in Cancer Development

    Kutikhin, Anton G. (et al.)

    Pages 79-87

  • The Role of Helminthes and Fungi in Cancer Development

    Kutikhin, Anton G. (et al.)

    Pages 89-92

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eBook $119.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Infectious Agents and Cancer
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5955-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5955-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5954-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8073-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 118
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