Table 1: Examples of inflammation-associated cancers.

Inflammatory sourceCancerReference

Environmental
 TobaccoMouth, lung[2628]
 AsbestosMesothelioma[4]
 AlcoholLiver[29]
Infectious agent
 SchistosomaColorectal, bladder[30]
 Epstein-Barr virusHodgkin disease[31]
Helicobacter pylori Stomach[32]
 Hepatitis B and CLiver[8]
Physiological/metabolic conditions
 Hashimoto thyroiditisPapilloma thyroid cancer[33]
 Gastroesophageal reflux diseaseEsophageal[34]
 Chronic prostatitisProstate[35]
 ObesityBreast, liver, prostate, colon, esophageal[36]