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cancer virus

Oncogenic virus, see there.
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Patient discussion about cancer virus

Q. Can the flu give you lung cancer? I heard that some viruses can give you cancer, is it true? And can I get lung cancer from the flu?

A. First of all- viruses don't "spread" cancer- they cause is. Second – there are very few viruses known to man that can cause cancer and the Flu is not one of them. Some viruses can insert their genetic material inside our infected cells genome, and sometimes they insert it in the middle of an important gene that helps us prevent cancer. When it does so it stops our cell defense system against cancer and cancer can evolve.

Q. Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV? I have a 12 year old daughter. Her School wants all the girls aged 12 and up to be vaccinated against HPV. A lot of Parents are against this vaccine. I want to know more about this vaccine and if I should vaccinate my daughter.

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

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