Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 10 - Viruses - Self Quiz - Page 310: 20



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Cancers can be caused by both RNA tumor viruses and DNA tumor viruses. An estimated 15% of human cancers arise from viral infections. Oncogenes are made up of DNA. Examples of human cancers believed to arise from viral infections include Kaposi’s sarcoma, adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma, and cervical cancer. Neoplasms can be malignant or benign.
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