Cancer Associated Viruses by Erle S. RobertsonCancer Associated Viruses by Erle S. Robertson

Cancer Associated Viruses

EditorErle S. Robertson

Hardcover | December 19, 2011

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The acknowledgment that viruses are potent biological factors in driving many cancers have seen a dramatic upsurge in recent years in large part to the success of the human papilloma virus vaccine against invasive cervical carcinomas and followed by the awarding of the noble prize in medicine in 2008 to Dr. Harald zurHausen who identified the link between papilloma virus and cervical cancers. Over the last few years there have been some volumes addressing different aspects of viruses and cancers and to some extent focusing on the DNA viruses, more specifically the human DNA viruses. This proposed volume will attempt to review and address the major gaps in current knowledge in DNA viruses as well as RNA viruses bringing a historical perspective of where studies began to a more recent molecular approach and vaccine successes in tumor viruses. We will also cover other known oncogenic viruses associated cancers in other mammals in addition to humans.
Title:Cancer Associated VirusesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:889 pagesPublished:December 19, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:144199999X

ISBN - 13:9781441999993

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Table of Contents

1. Historical Perspectives of Viruses and Cancer - Baruch Blumberg 2. Peyton Rous: A centennial tribute to the founding father of cancer virology.3. Virus Mediated Cell Proliferation - Jae Jung4. Viral Encoded Genes and Cancer - Blossom Damania5. Oncogenic Viruses and Cancer Transmission- Robin Weiss6. Overview of DNA Viruses and Cancer - James Alwine7. Herpesviruses and Cancer - Bala Chandran8. Lymphocryptoviruses- EBV and its role in human cancer - Erle S. Robertson9. LCV and RRV in nonhuman primates - Scott Wong 10. Rhadinoviruses - KSHV and associated malignancies - Thomas Schultz11. RFHV and contribution to disease -Tim Rose12. Murine herpesvirus 68 in Tumorigenesis - Sam Speck 13. Marek's Disease Virus and T cell Lymphomas - Mark Parcells and Robin Morgan14. Polyoma Viruses and Cancer -Ole Gjoerup 15. SV40 as a Model System for Cancer - Janet Butel16. BK virus and Transformation - Hans Hirsch17. JC virus and Transformation -Kamel Khalili 18. Merkel Cell Polyoma viruses - Jurgen Becker19. Papilloma Viruses - HPV and BPV and Cancer - Jianxin You and Suzanne Wells20. Adenoviruses and Cell proliferation - Robert Ricciardi21. Overview of Hepatitis Viruses and Cancer - Tim Block 22. Hepadna Viruses - HBV and Hepatocellular Carcinomas - Bill Mason 23. Hepatitis C Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinomas - Brett Lindenbach 24. Human and Animal Retroviruses: HIV-1 a Risk Factor for Malignancy - Kathleen Boris-Lawrie25. HTLV-1 and Cell Proliferation - Chou-Zen Giam26. HTLV-2 and Cell Proliferation - Patrick Green 27. Avian and Murine Retroviruses -Karen Beemon & Naomi Rosenberg28. Rous Sarcoma Virus -Leslie Parent 29. Mouse Mammary Tumor Viruses - Susan Ross30. Jaagsiekte Sheep Retrovirus and Lung Cancer - Hung Fan 31. Small RNAs and their Role in Viral Mediated Cancers - Rolf Renne & Sankar Swaminathan32. Immunodeficiency and Opportunistic Viral infections and Cancer - Charles Wood