[Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma].

  title={[Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma].},
  author={S Ricca Rosellini and Federico Miglio},
  journal={Minerva gastroenterologica e dietologica},
  volume={37 2},
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most frequent cancer of the liver and, worldwide, is the seventh most common tumor in males and the ninth in females; the annual incidence is estimated to be 1,000,000 cases newly diagnosed, with a male to female ratio of 4:1. The incidence of HCC is Italy is 6.9 cases for males and 2.7 for females as for the regions with intermediate risk for this tumor. During the last ten years many epidemiological studies, case-control and cohort, have associated HCC to… CONTINUE READING
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