- Identification of replication competent murine gammaretroviruses in commonly used prostate cancer cell linesKaren 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...
- XMRV and prostate cancer--a 'final' perspectiveKaren 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...
- Prostate cancer and inflammation: the evidenceKaren S Sfanos
Department of Pathology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
Histopathology 60:199-215. 2012....