Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 28th, 2004
"Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in the world. The present study aimed to investigate the genes involved in viral carcinogenesis and tumor progression in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HCC. To accomplish this, we performed the analysis of hepatic gene expression in HCV-infected liver recipient patients with stages of disease ranging from early cirrhosis with preserved volume and function to late cirrhosis with diminished volume and function with and without HCC," scientists writing in the journal...
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