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Prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma in nonviral-related liver diseases

Fan, Jian-Gao; Farrell, Geoffrey

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Although chronic infection with hepatitis B virus and/or hepatitis C virus are the most important risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) worldwide, other causes of cirrhosis can also lead to HCC. Given the high prevalence of alcoholism and the worldwide obesity epidemic, the relevant importance of nonviral liver disease-related HCC is expected to increase in the future. Some evidence supports mechanistic interactions between host or environmental factors and chronic viral hepatitis in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33332
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.05776.x

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