Published in Cancer Weekly, January 30th, 2001
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is associated with risk factors such as hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. L. Tornillo et al. of the University of Basel Hospital examined genetic deletions and additions in hepatocellular carcinoma samples obtained from patients with confirmed HBV or HCV infections.
Results showed that chromosomal imbalances were similar in both groups of patients, and that the imbalances could not be associated with...
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