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Human Oncogenic Viruses
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Human Oncogenic Viruses

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Ou, Jing-Hsiung James; Yen, T.S. Benedict
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
ISBN: 978-9-812-83346-4
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This book provides up-to-date information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, physicians and non-experts who are interested in learning more about the oncogenic viruses and how they cause human cancers.

Viruses are the causes of approximately 25% of human cancers. Due to their importance in carcinogenesis, there is a desperate need for a book that discusses these viruses. This book is therefore timely, providing a comprehensive review of the molecular biology of oncogenic viruses and the cancers they cause. Viruses that are discussed in the individual chapters include hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human papilloma viruses, Epstein–Barr virus, Kaposi's sarcoma virus and human T-cell leukemia virus type 1.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Ou, Jing-Hsiung James; Yen, T.S. Benedict
  • ISBN: 978-9-812-83346-4
  • Specialty:
    Cell Biology
    Infectious Diseases
    Molecular Biology
    Oncology
    Virology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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