Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 20th, 2001
Populations with a high prevalence of HCV or hepatitis B virus (HBV) frequently experience a greater rate of HCC. According to University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center investigators, HCV infections, common in Egypt, are the leading cause of HCC in that country.
To determine the pathogenesis of HCC in Egypt, Manal M. Hassan and other members of the collaborative epidemiological study investigated the cause of HCC in 33 patients admitted for treatment...
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