Advances in viral oncology research: Summary of the 3rd International Meeting

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The 3rd International Conference on Viral Oncology Research, supported by the Italian Society for Virology, took place in Naples on 4-6 October 2011. The meeting was articulated in five sessions covering all aspects of viral oncology from laboratory science to clinical interventions. The session topics were epidemiology and mechanisms of virus-associated cancers; oncogenic DNA viruses; oncogenic RNA viruses and preventive and therapeutic strategies for virus-associated neoplasia. More than 100 scientists attended the meeting. A summary of the invited lectures and oral selected presentations is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalExpert Review of Vaccines
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • DNA oncovirus
  • oncogene
  • oncosuppressor
  • retrovirus
  • viral oncology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology
  • Molecular Medicine


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