The Role of Infectious Agents in Oncogenesis Essay.
In this week’s discussion board, you are expected to extensively research(read chapter 6 of – The Molecular Basis of Cancer textbook by Mendelsohn et al) and write on the topic – The Role of Infectious Agents in Oncogenesis. You are required to use this outline as a guide (you should not restrict yourself to it;
– Introduction and history of infectious agents and oncogenesis
– Identify at least five (5) infectious agents that play a role in oncogenesis
– For each infectious agent, discuss the following;
- What cancer (s) is it associated with its development?
- What is(are) the oncogenic factor(s) in the infectious agent?
- What is(are) the mechanism(s) of oncogenesis
– What are your suggestions for prevention, control and or treatment of any of these cancers?