History of chickenpox in glioma risk: a report from the glioma international case-control study (GICC). 2016, Amirian, Cancer Med

Chickenpox is associated with a 47% lower risk of glioma (brain tumors) among people younger than 40, and among people of all ages - by 21%.


Does not infection with varicella-zoster virus affect risk of adult glioma? 1997, Wrensch, Am J Epidemiol

Chickenpox is associated with a 60% reduced risk of glioma and herpes zoster by 50%.


Prevalence of antibodies to four herpesviruses among adults with glioma and controls. 2001, Wrensch, Am J Epidemiol

The presence of antibodies to chickenpox is associated with a 59% reduced risk of glioma. More: [1], [2], [3] , [4], [5].


Role of medical history in the brain tumour development. Results from the international adult brain tumour study. 1999, Schlehofer, Int J Cancer

Those who had the flu and ARVI, the risk of glioma (brain tumors) and meningioma (tumors of the meninges) was 27-28% lower.