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    (XMRV on) "List of cancers that have been associated with particular parasites for which a causal role has not yet been generally accepted"
    Source: Clinical & Experimental Immunology Volume 160, Issue 1, Pages 27-34
    Date: March 11, 2010

    URL: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/123320093/HTMLSTART

    99th Dahlem Conference on Infection, Inflammation and Chronic
    Inflammatory Disorders: Symbionts and immunopathology in chronic
    diseases: insights from evolution
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    P. W. Ewald
    - Department of Biology and the Program on Disease Evolution,
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    - Correspondence to P. W. Ewald, Department of Biology and the
    Program on Disease Evolution, University of Louisville,
    Louisville, KY 40204, USA. E-mail: pw.ewald@louisville.edu
    (...)

    Table 2. Cancers that have been associated with particular parasites
    for which a causal role has not yet been generally accepted.
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    Cancer Candidate parasites
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    Colorectal cancer Schistosoma japonicum^*
    Liver cancer Schistosoma japonicum^*
    Merkel cell cancer Merkel cell polyomavirus^*
    Mesothelioma Simian virus 40 (SV40)^*
    Breast cancer MMTV^*, EBV^*, HPV^*
    Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia EBV^*
    Hodgkin's lymphoma EBV^*
    Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas EBV^*, SV40^*
    Skin cancers HPV^*
    Oesophageal cancer HPV^*
    Colon cancer JC virus^*
    Ovarian cancer Unknown retrovirus, EBV^*
    Prostrate XMRV, BK virus^*
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    ^* Known to be persistent parasites. EBV, Epstein–Barr virus; HPV,
    human papilloma virus; MMTV, mouse mammary tumour virus; JC virus,
    John Cunningham virus; XMRV, xenotropic murine leukemia virus-
    related virus.

    (...)

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    (c) 2010 Wiley InterScience

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