Karen Sandell Sfanos

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Identification of replication competent murine gammaretroviruses in commonly used prostate cancer cell lines
    Karen Sandell Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20874. 2011
  2. doi request reprint XMRV and prostate cancer--a 'final' perspective
    Karen S Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 9:111-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prostate cancer and inflammation: the evidence
    Karen S Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Histopathology 60:199-215. 2012

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Identification of replication competent murine gammaretroviruses in commonly used prostate cancer cell lines
    Karen Sandell Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20874. 2011
    ..Importantly, our results suggest a need for regular screening of cancer cell lines for retroviral "contamination", much like routine mycoplasma testing...
  2. doi request reprint XMRV and prostate cancer--a 'final' perspective
    Karen S Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 9:111-8. 2012
    ..These new findings strongly imply that XMRV does not circulate in humans, but is only present in the laboratory. Thus, there is no reason to believe that it has any role in the etiology of prostate cancer or other diseases...
  3. doi request reprint Prostate cancer and inflammation: the evidence
    Karen S Sfanos
    Department of Pathology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Histopathology 60:199-215. 2012
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