Association of interleukin-28B genotype and hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence in patients with chronic hepatitis C.

@article{Hodo2013AssociationOI,
  title={Association of interleukin-28B genotype and hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence in patients with chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={Yuji Hodo and Masao Honda and Akihiro Tanaka and Yoshimoto Nomura and Kuniaki Arai and Taro Yamashita and Yoshio Sakai and Tatsuya Yamashita and Eishiro Mizukoshi and Akito Sakai and Motoko Sasaki and Yasuni Nakanuma and Mitsuhiko Moriyama and Shuichi Kaneko},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={1827-37}
}
PURPOSE Several single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in the interleukin-28B (IL-28B) locus have recently been shown to be associated with antiviral treatment efficacy for chronic hepatitis C (CHC). However, such an association with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is unkno3 we investigated the association between the IL-28B genotype and the biology and clinical outcome of patients with HCC receiving curative treatment. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Genotyping of 183 patients with HCC with CHC who were… CONTINUE READING
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