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Prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma in the Asia-Pacific region: Consensus statements

Farrell, Geoffrey; Chan, Henry L. Y.; Yuen, Man-Fung; Amarapurkar, Deepak; Chutaputti, Anuchit; Fan, Jian-Gao; Hou, Jin-Lin; Han, Kwang-Hyub; Kao, Jia-Horng; Lim, Seng-Gee; Ueno, Yoshiyuki

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Among approximately 650 000 people who die from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) each year, at least two-thirds live in Asia. Efforts to improve early diagnosis and treatment have not yet impacted mortality. An Asia-Pacific Working Party convened in Hong Kong in June 2008 to consider ways to prevent HCC in this region. Separate reviews have summarized epidemiology of HCC, preventive approaches related to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and non-viral liver diseases, and the role...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67817
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.06167.x

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