Significant association between human osteosarcoma and simian virus 40
Elisa Mazzoni, Maria Serena Benassi, Alfredo Corallini, Giovanni Barbanti-Brodano, Angelo Taronna, Piero Picci, Giovanni Guerra, Antonio D'Agostino, Lorenzo Trevisiol, Pier Francesco Nocini, Maria Vittoria Casali, Giuseppe Barbanti-Brodano, Fernanda Martini and Mauro Tognon
Article first published online: 6 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.29137
Patients with osteosarcoma carry at high prevalence of simian virus 40 antibodies. The results of the current study indicate that these patients could be treated with antivirals.