Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 2nd, 2006
"Risks of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) following hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C virus (HBV and/or HCV) infection are well known, those for other cancers are less well understood. The aim was to quantify the risk of cancers among persons diagnosed with HBV/HCV infections," wrote J. Amin and colleagues, National Center HIV Epidemiology & Clinic Research.
"The data from a cohort of 39109 HBV, 75834 HCV, and 2604 HBV/HCV co-infected persons notified to the State health department, 1990-2002, were probabilistically linked to the Cancer Registry and...
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