Viruses Can Make Cells Fuse
Measles and mumps viruses cause a type of cell fusion
Also seen in some types of cancer
Don't continue to divide; die and are reabsorbed by the body
≥10% cancers at least partially caused by viruses
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Hepatitis B and C
Epstein-Barr virus (mononucleosis, or "mono")
What are syncytia?
Is there a link between viruses and cancer?