[The relationship between hepatitis B virus infection and the incidence of pancreatic cancer: a retrospective case-control study].

@article{Hong2010TheRB,
  title={[The relationship between hepatitis B virus infection and the incidence of pancreatic cancer: a retrospective case-control study].},
  author={Seung Goun Hong and Ji Hoon Kim and Young Sun Lee and Eileen L Yoon and Hyun Jung Lee and Jin Ki Hwang and Eun Suk Jung and Moon Kyung Joo and Young Kul Jung and Jong Eun Yeon and Jong Jae Park and Jae Seon Kim and Young Tae Bak and Kwan Soo Byun},
  journal={The Korean journal of hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={49-56}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS An association between past history of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and pancreatic cancer (PC) has recently been reported. We investigated whether HBV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are associated with the development of PC in Korea. METHODS We retrospectively recruited patients with PC and sex- and, age-matched control patients with stomach cancer (SC) during the previous 5 years. Serum HBsAg and anti-HCV were examined, and data on smoking, alcohol intake… CONTINUE READING