The contribution of the Epstein-Barr virus to the pathogenesis of childhood lymphomas

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Abstract

The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a lymphotropic herpes virus with oncogenetic properties which can lead to the development of lymphomas such as Burkitt's lymphoma (BL), Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL), or post-transplant lymphoma. This review discusses our current understanding of lymphomagenesis in relation to EBV and the potential for targeted therapies.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)348-353
Number of pages6
JournalCancer Treatment Reviews
Volume36
Issue number4
Early online date2 Mar 2010
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010