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Title: Epstein-Barr virus serology and gastric cancer incidence and survival.
Authors: Koshiol J,  Qiao YL,  Mark SD,  Dawsey SM,  Abnet CC,  Kamangar F,  Lennette ET,  Dong ZW,  Taylor PR
Journal: Br J Cancer
Date: 2007 Dec 3
Branches: MEB, ITEB
PubMed ID: 17987041
PMC ID: PMC2360259
Abstract: Among 185 cases of gastric cancer and 200 controls in Linxian, China, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) seropositivity was not associated with increased risk of gastric cancer. High EBV nuclear antigen titres were associated with longer survival in cardia cancer cases, possibly due to chance.