Microcheck 146

Most human tumors are not caused by viruses but by mutations in certain genes. The most common viral cause of tumors in humans is DNA tumor viruses. One retrovirus is known to cause a rare human tumor.

■ Name three viruses that cause tumors in humans.

■ Name a tumor common in AIDS patients and the virus that causes it.

■ Why is it not surprising that AIDS patients frequently suffer a viral-induced tumor?

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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  • MIKEY
    Why is it not surprising that AIDS patients frequently suffer a viralinduced tumor?
    3 years ago

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