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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, 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

Viruses that can lead to cancer | American Cancer Society

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

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/infectiousagentsandcancer/infectious-agents-and-cancer-viruses

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/index

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

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

What women should know about cervical cancer and the ...

... cervical and the human papilloma virus ... Changes in the cervix are often caused
by a virus called human papilloma (pap-ah-LO-mah) virus (HPV). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-043803.pdf

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/what-women-should-know-about-cervix-cancer-and-hpv1

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