Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 1st, 2005
"Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has an indisputable male predominance. 'Gender' as an independent prognostic factor for survival is, however, controversial," scientists in the People's Republic of China report.
C.M. Lam and colleagues of the University of Hong Kong conducted a study to "determine the influence of gender on survival in HCC patients, and identify factors that may account for the difference."
Researchers initiated "a retrospective analysis on a prospectively collected database in a 15-year period, from 1989 to 2003. A total of 3171 HCC patients were managed in...
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