Published in Blood Weekly, September 23rd, 2004
"Hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been implicated in the etiology of malignant lymphomas. We estimated the risk of lymphoma associated with detection of HCV infection. Cases (n=529) were consecutive patients newly diagnosed with a lymphoid malignancy between 1998 and 2002 in 4 centers in Spain," investigators in Spain report.
"Lymphomas were diagnosed and classified using the WHO Classification. Controls (n=600) were hospitalized patients matched to the cases by 5-year age group, gender and study center. Several medical conditions associated with severe...
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