Clinical and pathologic features of hepatocellular carcinoma in young and older Italian patients.

@article{Trevisani1996ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pathologic features of hepatocellular carcinoma in young and older Italian patients.},
  author={Franco Trevisani and Paola Emanuela D'Intino and Gian Luca Grazi and Paolo Caraceni and Alessandro Gasbarrini and Alessandra Colantoni and Giuseppe Francesco Stefanini and Alighieri Mazziotti and Giuseppe Gozzetti and Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini and Mauro Bernardi},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 11},
  pages={
          2223-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND It is not known whether putative etiologic factors and clinical and pathological features of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) differ between young adult and older white patients. METHODS We examined the characteristics of 498 consecutive patients with HCC age < 50 years (Group 1: 54 patients) and age > or = 50 (Group 2: 444 patients), an age beyond which the tumor occurrence rate briskly increases. RESULTS Demographic characteristics, alcohol and coffee intake, and cigarette… CONTINUE READING
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