Questions About Viruses
Do all cancer-causing viruses turn into cancer?
No. Only 1-2% of women with HPV develop cervical cancer.
Can scientists prevent virus-caused cancers by developing vaccines against the viruses?
In some cases, yes. Vaccines already exist for HPV and hepatitis B.
What factors other than viruses contribute to cancer?
Do viruses cause some of our cells to fuse?
Does cell fusion cause, or contribute to, cancer?
What We Know
What We Don't Know