Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 9th, 2002
TT virus (TTV) was discovered only a few years ago. Despite growing evidence that suggests TTV is fairly common among individuals with and without liver disease, a new report by medical researchers at Jichi Medical School in Japan indicates TTV may predict the risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, a primary form of liver cancer, in those with chronic hepatitis C. Its effect on cancer progression in those individuals remains unknown.
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