By Volker Wunderlich, Peter Kunze (auth.), Erle S. Robertson (eds.)
The acknowledgment that viruses are effective organic components in using many cancers have noticeable a dramatic upsurge lately largely to the good fortune of the human papilloma virus vaccine opposed to invasive cervical carcinomas and by means of the awarding of the noble prize in medication in 2008 to Dr. Harald zurHausen who pointed out the hyperlink among papilloma virus and cervical cancers. over the past few years there were a few volumes addressing varied facets of viruses and cancers and to a point concentrating on the DNA viruses, extra particularly the human DNA viruses. This proposed quantity will try and evaluate and tackle the key gaps in present wisdom in DNA viruses in addition to RNA viruses bringing a historic point of view of the place reports started to a more moderen molecular strategy and vaccine successes in tumor viruses. we'll additionally hide different identified oncogenic viruses linked cancers in different mammals as well as humans.
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Leukemias which showed similar results, however less convincing, were reported by Vilhelm Ellermann (1871–1924) and Oluf Bang (1881–1937) (Ellermann and Bang 1908). However, at that time, leukemias were not considered to belong to the neoplastic diseases. In the 1890s, viruses as novel biological entities were recognized for their characteristic of passing through 16 V. Wunderlich and P. Kunze bacteria-proof filters while preserving their biological activity. In 1911, Rous published his findings.
These findings illustrate that the pathogenesis of viral-caused cancers may involve multiple viruses or other factors in pathogenesis. Humans have many more bacterial cells in their body than their “own” cells and even more viruses – and one or more of these may interact with the virus associated with the specific cancer. This may appear to make the problem incomprehensively complex, but the history of medicine has shown that effective measure can be found even though the entire process is not fully understood.
1968) and Prince (1968). Prince associated Au with the HBV that had been postulated by Krugman and other pioneers in the hepatitis field before our discovery of HBV. ) in several other laboratories that greatly increased the probabilities of control and treatment of viral hepatitis (Fig. 2). Fig. 1 Scan. ppt 112K. The first published image of the precipitin reaction in agar gel between “Australia antigen” (the surface antigen of HBV) in the top well, and the antibody against it in the bottom well.
Cancer Associated Viruses by Volker Wunderlich, Peter Kunze (auth.), Erle S. Robertson (eds.)