Clinical features of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Ishikawa2010ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Toru Ishikawa},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 20},
  pages={2463-7}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a major cause of cancer death, and chronic hepatitis B is a serious worldwide problem. The epidemiology of HCC is distinctive. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) plays a major role in hepatocarcinogenesis. Prevention of HBV-related HCC is a key issue in current hepatology. This paper describes the prevention and clinical features of HBV-related HCC, along with a short review of the disease.