Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 23rd, 1998
The report was presented by researchers from the University of Bologna at the 49th annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, held November 6-10, 1998, in Chicago, Illinois.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most frequent etiological factor associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Western countries, but, unlike hepatitis B virus, no direct carcinogenic effect has been demonstrated for HCV.
In this study, A. Rullier et al. examined the presence of HCV in HCC...
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