Microbes and Malignancies Introduction
Extensive studies of bodies in Reed-Stemberg cells , which resemble viral products, have been reviewed by Bostick. 12 Thus, work several investigators suggests a viral etiology"
The other possibility for a causative agent of Hodgkin's is a bacterium as elusive as a virus and with filtrable intracellular stages" Investigators who have been satisfied with their positive findings include individuals with impressive reputations. These studies are described below.