Association between hepatocellular carcinoma and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Italy: potential role of insulin.

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AIM To investigate the relationships between Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS We studied the association between DM2 and HCC in a large case-control study that enrolled 465 consecutive Caucasian patients with HCC (78.3% males, mean age 68.5 +/- 8.9 years) compared with an age and sex matched control… (More)

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