Chumnguh Thleum: Understanding Liver Illness and Hepatitis B Among Cambodian Immigrants

Abstract

Cambodian immigrants are over 25 times more likely to have evidence of chronic hepatitis B infection than the general US population. Carriers of HBV are over 100 times more likely to develop liver cancer than non-carriers. Liver cancer incidence is the second leading cancer for Cambodian men and the sixth for Cambodian women. Despite this, this underserved… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10900-010-9277-y

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