Monday, March 13, 2006

Virus linked to prostate cancer

From Reuters: "A newly identified virus, tentatively called XMRV, seems to be associated with the development of prostate cancer in genetically susceptible men," researchers report.


The theory is that the virus may cause chronic inflammation of the prostate, which ultimately leads to cancer.


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