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In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.
50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.
In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.
Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.