Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 30th, 1997
VA researchers believe the virus, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), causes the bone marrow cancer by infecting non-malignant cells. The discovery has implications for therapy, prevention, and a possible cure for the disease.
"This is the first time a virus has been fit linked to this cancer," said senior author James R. Berenson, M.D., of the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center and UCLA. "We now have a...
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