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Can parasites contribute to cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: I know of one

Example.
Schistosoma hematobium endemic in the nile infests the bladder, chronically irritates it leading to the unusual squamous cell type. It's the chronicity of the infection more than the parasite itself.

In brief: I know of one

Example.
Schistosoma hematobium endemic in the nile infests the bladder, chronically irritates it leading to the unusual squamous cell type. It's the chronicity of the infection more than the parasite itself.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Maybe

The question is very broad, and it depends upon which of hundreds of known parasites you are referring to.
If you have a specific parasite or group of parasites in mind, please reframe the question.

In brief: Maybe

The question is very broad, and it depends upon which of hundreds of known parasites you are referring to.
If you have a specific parasite or group of parasites in mind, please reframe the question.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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