Boyoung Park

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A subadditive effect of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is possible because superinfection of one virus tends to inhibit infection of the other virus. However, studies have reported inconsistent findings, and two meta-analyses of studies from various countries (1998) and China (2005) reported a supraadditive effect for(More)
To investigate the participation rates in gastric, liver, colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screening in Korea, including both organised and opportunistic programmes, a nationwide interview survey using multi-stage random sampling was conducted in 2010. A total of 4,056 cancer-free men aged over 40 years and women aged 30 years participated. Lifetime(More)
To investigate the factors associated with compliance with recommendations regarding liver cancer screening intervals and methods among individuals at high-risk for liver cancer in the Republic of Korea. We used data from the fourth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES IV), a representative cross-sectional nationwide survey(More)
We examined whether the strength of the association of cigarette smoking differs according to histological type and gender, and assessed other risk factors, in particular, tuberculosis. We recruited cases from the Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases and controls from Chungju, a local site of the Korean Multi-Center Cancer Cohort. We(More)
This study aimed to identify the prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression among family caregivers of patients with cancer in Korea. A national, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted with 897 family caregivers. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale was used to assess anxiety and depression in patient–family caregiver dyads. The(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the association between alcohol consumption habit, types of beverages, alcohol consumption quantity, and overall and cancer-specific mortality among Korean adults. METHODS The alcohol consumption information of a total of 16 320 participants who were 20 years or older from the Korean Multi-center Cancer Cohort were analyzed to(More)
The average age-specific cumulative risk (penetrance) of breast cancer has been studied for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers living in Western countries, but not for those living in East Asian countries where the population breast cancer incidence is lower. From 2007 to 2011, the Korean Hereditary Breast Cancer study identified 151 BRCA1 and 225 BRCA2(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to examine recent trends in ovarian cancer incidence and mortality and secular trends in demographic factors in Korea. METHODS With the data from Korea Central Cancer Registry, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Korean Death Registry, and World Health Organization's Statistical Information System, we calculated(More)
This study was conducted to determine the use of screening for stomach, liver, colorectal, breast, and cervical cancers, which are included in the Korean National Cancer Screening Programme. In 2011 the National Cancer Centre in Korea conducted a nationwide, population-based, cross-sectional interview survey using multi-stage random sampling. Participants(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate the modes of transmission of aseptic meningitis (AM) and hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) using a case-control and a case-crossover design. We recruited 205 childhood AM and 116 HFMD cases and 170 non-enteroviral disease controls from three general hospitals in Gyeongju, Pohang, and Seoul between May and August in both(More)