SV40 and human tumours: Myth, association or causality?

Adi F. Gazdar, Janet S. Butel, Michele Carbone

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An increasing number of scientific reports have described evidence for a polyomavirus, simian virus 40, in a highly select group of human tumours. How did a simian virus infect humans and is the virus a passenger in tumours or is it important in their pathogenesis?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)957-964
Number of pages8
JournalNature Reviews Cancer
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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