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oncogenic

 [ong″ko-jen´ik]
giving rise to tumors or causing tumor formation; said especially of tumor-inducing viruses.

on·cog·en·ous

(ong-koj'ĕ-nŭs),
Causing, inducing, or being suitable for the formation and development of a neoplasm.
Synonym(s): oncogenic

oncogenic

/on·co·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik) giving rise to tumors or causing tumor formation; said especially of tumor-inducing viruses.

oncogenic

(ŏn′kō-jĕn′ĭk, ŏng′-)
adj.
Tending to cause or give rise to tumors: an oncogenic virus.

on′co·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

oncogenic

[ong′kōjen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, onkos, swelling, genein, to produce
pertaining to the origin and development of tumors or cancer.

on·cog·en·ous

(on-koj'ĕ-nŭs)
Causing, inducing, or being suitable for the formation and development of a neoplasm.
Synonym(s): oncogenic.

oncogenic

giving rise to tumors or causing tumor formation; said especially of tumor-inducing viruses.
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Key words: Oncogenic viruses, Cervical cancer, Hepatocellular carcinoma
The oncogenic potential of each type of HPV is well described.
Human papillomavirus oncogenic mRNA testing for cervical cancer screening; baseline and longitudinal results from the CLEAR study.
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Bissell said that they found that overexpression of GLUT3 in the non-malignant human breast cells activated known oncogenic signaling pathways and led to the loss of tissue polarity and the onset of cancerous growth.
Since the nucleic acid of all viruses is the source of the code that determines their characteristics, the nucleic acids of tumour viruses should be examined for unique characteristics that might be correlated with oncogenic properties.
In contrast to a very small subset of the many immunocompetent women infected with oncogenic types of HPV who develop cervical cancer, women infected with HIV are thought to be 3-5 times more likely to develop cervical lesions that can become cancerous.
Oncogenic HPV infection was significantly associated with having a high number of lifetime female sexual partners, and a high number of male anal-sexual partners.
The overall prevalence of oncogenic HPV subtypes was 30% and that of nononcogenic subtypes was 38%, they said (Lancet 2011 March 1 [doi:10.
The median time to clearance for oncogenic HPV was 7.
In early January, the company signed an exclusive license agreement and research collaboration with the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT), Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, for the commercialization of an innovative cell-based treatment for cancers associated with the oncogenic Epstein Bar virus (EBV).