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Hepatocellular carcinoma incidence, mortality, and survival trends in the United States from 1975 to 2005.
PURPOSE Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Incidence rates are increasing in the United States. Monitoring incidence, survival, and mortalityExpand
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Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a population-based case-control study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas are rare and highly malignant cancers of the bile duct. Although the incidence of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC) hasExpand
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The Continuing Increase in the Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States: An Update
Context Incidence rates of hepatocellular carcinoma have been increasing in the United States. Contribution This large, retrospective, population-based cohort study confirmed an almost 2-foldExpand
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Diabetes increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States: a population based case control study
Background: Diabetes has been associated with an increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in studies of referred patients. This is the first population based case control study in the USA toExpand
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Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of primary liver cancer in the United States: A study in the SEER‐medicare database
Incidence rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) have increased in the United States. Metabolic syndrome is recognized as a risk factor for HCC and aExpand
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Risk factors of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a case-control study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The incidence of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma has been recently increasing in the United States. In this case-control study, we used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and EndExpand
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Trends in the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in the United States
Recent reports have suggested that the increasing rates of testicular germ cell tumors in some populations have begun to plateau. This study was conducted to examine whether rates among white men inExpand
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International trends and patterns of primary liver cancer
Primary liver cancer (PLC) is common in many areas of the developing world, but uncommon in most of the developed world. Some evidence suggests, however, that the global pattern of PLC may beExpand
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The global epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma: present and future.
The global risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been largely driven by hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection for the past century, along with hepatitis C virus (HCV), aflatoxin, excessive alcoholExpand
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Population-Attributable Fractions of Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States
OBJECTIVES:Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) include hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV, HCV), excessive alcohol consumption, rare genetic disorders and diabetes/obesity. The populationExpand
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