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What Are Tumor Viruses?

Lecture no. 12 from the course: What Science Knows about Cancer

What Are Tumor Viruses?

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Most of us will be infected with—and recover from—Epstein-Barr virus at some point in our lives. In some people, this infection contributes to the development of cancer. Understand what viruses are, how tumor viruses can be identified, and the way viruses such as Epstein-Barr, hepatitis B, and papilloma cause cancer if other conditions are present.

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