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The following article explains how CMV or Cytomegalovirus recreates the Hallmarks of Cancer. The following are all signs of cancer: high prevalence of cell growth signaling, evading and disabling growth suppression, resisting cell death procedures, thus enabling cell immortality, building new blood vessels and enabling invasion and thus metastasis.  Chronic inflammation also plays a role in cancer progression as well.  Now see Hallmark by Hallmark how CMV can recreate all of these drivers that together enable cancer.

The Oncogenicity of CMV Research

Vitamin D

Starting off, Vitamin D is not a Vitamin, long time ago mis-namer. It’s actually a Pro-Hormone – a precursor building block to hormones and it’s unbelievably important. It acts as a molecular switch activating at least 200 target genes in our bodies, thereby regulating gene expression. And many of these are the ON switches for our immune system! I only wish I knew then, what I know now.

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Viral Cancer

Genes are biological chemical software routines that do specific tasks in our bodies. Oncogenes are genes that have been proven to contribute to the development and growth of cancer.  There are approx. 50 distinct Oncogenes known and some that are found often over expressed in Medulloblastoma are MYC , MYCN and TAG. MYC and MYCN alone cause many hallmarks of cancer. When these genes are ran, they accelerate DNA replication, they turn off programmed cell death in two ways, drives new blood vessels to the cell / tumor and more (footnote ***).

Anti-Oncogenes are genes with the ability to police Oncogenes and keep them from going out of control and causing cancer (The most common damaged Medulloblastoma Anti-oncogene is P53 also known as TP53. There are two copies of TP53 and both must be damaged for this gene to be silenced (footnotes * **). When cancer happens, a couple basic things happen:

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This is my latest research of my hypothesis that viruses cause cancer. This is in presentation form and I’ve also included the link to my key research backup for all that I can back-up from medical and scientific research. Appreciate your thoughts and considerations.

Gary Elsasser “Ayden’s Dad”

Viral Cancer Hypothesis Presentation

Research PDF

Viral Cancer Hypothesis Backup Research

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6cgwg7cw1irxsui/2vBB71XDkL

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The human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and glioma sym- posium was convened on April 17, 2011 in Washington, DC, and was attended by oncologists and virologists involved in studying the relationship between HCMV and gliomas. The purpose of the meeting was to reach a consensus on the role of HCMV in the pathology of gliomas and to clarify directions for future research. First, the group summarized data that describe how HCMV biology overlaps with the key pathways of cancer. Then, on the basis of published data and ongoing research, a consensus was reached that there is sufficient evidence to conclude that HCMV sequences and viral gene expression exist in most, if not all, malig- nant gliomas, that HCMV could modulate the malig- nant phenotype in glioblastomas by interacting with key signaling pathways; and that HCMV could serve as a novel target for a variety of therapeutic strategies. In summary, existing evidence supports an oncomodula- tory role for HCMV in malignant gliomas, but future studies need to focus on determining the role of HCMV as a glioma-initiating event.

HallmarksOfCancerList

https://www.dropbox.com/s/u0f80r60kc8qkh5/%28H%29%20Neuro%20Oncol-2012-Dziurzynski-246-55.pdf

“HCMV can also do every one of the things that generally considered the 10 hallmarks ofcancer,” says Kalejta, a member of the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, Carbone Cancer Center, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center and Institute for Molecular Virology at UW-Madison.

http://www.med.wisc.edu/news-events/new-evidence-links-virus-to-brain-cancer/32922

Ketogenic Diet To Fight Cancer

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Oncology Team,

Can the hospital recommend a dietary plan at the hospital for new cancer patients in addition to the current standard of care & clinical protocols since diet is not mentioned as part of most protocols? In this way, you are not deviating from standard protocols, just supporting healthy long term patient education on how to feed the body, not the cancer.Please read this and then consider the current standard care advice / plan of “have patients eat whatever they will eat on the hospital menu” in hospital after brain tumor resection surgery, radiation and beyond” versus the hospital designing, informing and offering a high good fat and low carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet” along with healthy dietary guidance for cancer patients under your care.

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iStock_000011406696Small“Typically, this pathway is only active during embryonic growth and development,” Melnick said, “but when CMV turns it back on, the resulting growth is a malignant tumor that supports production of more and more of the virus.”

http://dentistry.usc.edu/2011/11/14/common-virus-conclusively-identified-as-cancer-causing-oncovirus-ostrow-school-of-dentistry-researchers-pinpoint-cytomegalovirus’-central-role-in-salivary-gland-cancer/