Tag Archives: cancer

Oncolytic virotherapy – in pets?

Oncolytic virotherapy – using viruses to treat cancer – is a hot topic. Continue reading

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From Scourge to Cure: Viruses Versus Cancer

Viruses versus cancer. Who’s your money on? Continue reading

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Diseases associated with human papillomavirus infection

A nice review on human papillomavirus infections. Continue reading

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Could bacteria give you cancer?

Some bacteria are associated with certain cancers. But do they cause tumour formation? Continue reading

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Modulation of apoptosis by oncogenic viruses

Hmm, this sounds like a good exam question for next year’s paper. Continue reading

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Just WTF does HBV X actually do?

For a long time, HBx has been suspected of playing a role in hepatocarcinogenesis, either directly or indirectly. Continue reading

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Plucking hell – your eyebrows are full of viruses

Eyebrow hairs from actinic keratosis patients harbor the highest number of cutaneous human papillomaviruses. Continue reading

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The Rapidly Expanding Family of Human Polyomaviruses

New human polyomviruses keep being discovered – what are the consequences of infection? Continue reading

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Mystery of Hepatitis B Virus and cancer solved? 

Exactly how hepatitis B virus causes liver cancer has been a mystery for a long time. It is clear that the X protein (HBx) has something to do with it, but exactly what mechanisms are involved?  These are very different … Continue reading

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