Virus link to prostate cancer

Virus link to prostate cancer

There are 1 comment on the story from Aug 1, 2012, titled Virus link to prostate cancer. In it, reports that:

The human papilloma virus and Epstein Barr virus have both been found in more than half of sampled malignant prostate cancers and a high number of benign cancers in Australian men, University of NSW researchers have found.

Join the discussion below, or

Since: Mar 12


#1 Aug 1, 2012
Does not surprise me in the least. This virus has already long been linked to various other cancers, such as lympthatic type cancers and a less common blood one. There's no doubt that there is a definite link between immunity and cancer, and this particular virus has a direct affect on the immune system. Cervical cancer is also thought to be caused by a virus. In some ways this is good news as if a virus is carcinogenic then there is every chance for a vaccine; although there are problems still with the cervical cancer vaccine at least there is one and hopefully it can be improved. There may be a vaccine developed from this or a way given to prevent it.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Cancer Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Good sex after breast cancer treatment (Mar '13) Tue kateB4u 7
News Genomic fingerprint may predict aggressive pros... Jul 21 Spotted Girl 1
News University Hospitals gives couples struggling w... Jul 18 killly 1
langham research Jul 16 langham 1
News Why Suzanne Somers loves bioidentical hormones (Jun '09) Jul 13 MerrySM 87
News Oprah and Bio-Identical Hormones, the Truth is ... (Jan '09) Jul 11 MerrySM 7
News Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia's Certificate of ... Jul 1 Dr Spock 1
More from around the web