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Cancer Virus

Cancer Virus

Cancer is any of a vast range of diseases characterised by the formation of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to invade and destroy normal human tissue. Cancer has the power to spread throughout your body.

Cancer is the world's second largest cause of death. However, because of the advancements in cancer detection, therapy, and prevention, survival rates for many types of cancer are improving.

Cancer-causing Viruses:

  • Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs)
  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
  • Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpes virus (KSHV)
  • Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV)
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1, or HIV)
  • Human T-Cell Lymph tropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1)
  • Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)
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