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virus

[vy-rus] a type of very small organism (called a micro-organism) can grow and reproduce only in living cells. Viruses are too small to be seen with a regular microscope. Viruses can infect cells, which in some cases can lead to diseases.

Viruses

... Other viruses can also cause hepatitis (hepatitis A virus, for example), but only
HBV and HCV can cause the long-term infections that increase a ...

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Viruses, Bacteria, and Cancer, or It's Not All Smoke and ...

... linked to cancer are not easily spread from person to person like the common
cold virus. It turns out, even when many of these viruses and bacteria ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/03/04/viruses-bacteria-and-cancer-or-ite28099s-not-all-smoke-and-sunlight.aspx

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) | American Cancer Society

... HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). In ... What Women Should Know About
Cervical Cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus. This ...

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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

... HPVs are a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in the
group is given a number, which is called an HPV type. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/hpvandhpvtesting/hpv-and-hpv-testing-about-hpv

What is HPV?

... HPVs are a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in the
group is given a number, which is called an HPV type. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/humanpapillomavirusandhpvvaccinesfaq/hpv-faq-what-is-hpv

What Women Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the ...

... Text Size. What Women Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the Human
Papilloma Virus. ... Cervical cancer is caused by a virus called HPV. ...

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HPV Vaccines

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American Cancer Society Recommendations for Human ...

... American Cancer Society Recommendations for Human Papilloma Virus
(HPV) Vaccine Use to Prevent Cervical Cancer and Pre-cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/acs-recommendations-for-hpv-vaccine-use

Nobel Prize for Discovery of Cervical Cancer Virus

... Cancer Virus. Article date: October 6, 2008. A German scientist has won the
Nobel Prize in Medicine, for his discoveries about the family of viruses ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/nobel-prize-for-discovery-of-cervical-cancer-virus

Is Cancer Contagious?

... are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes
AIDS. In many cases of HIV-related cancer, other viruses (such as ...

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