The Epstein-Barr virus is a type of herpesvirus that has been associated with an increased risk of nasopharyngeal cancer and certain types of fast-growing lymphomas. It may also be linked to stomach cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma.
Other viruses that are associated with the development of cancer include:
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Human herpesvirus 8
Human T-lymphotrophic virus 1
Merkel cell polyomavirus
Bacteria that have been associated with the development of cancer include Helicobacter pylori and Chlamydia trachomatis.
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Cite this: George D. Harris. Fast Five Quiz: Modifiable Cancer Risk Factors - Medscape - Jul 26, 2019.