Disparity in liver cancer incidence and chronic liver disease mortality by nativity in Hispanics: The Multiethnic Cohort.

@article{Setiawan2016DisparityIL,
  title={Disparity in liver cancer incidence and chronic liver disease mortality by nativity in Hispanics: The Multiethnic Cohort.},
  author={Veronica Wendy Setiawan and Pengxiao C. Wei and Brenda Y. Hernandez and Shelly C. Lu and Kristine R. Monroe and Lo{\"i}c Le Le Marchand and Jian Min Yuan},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={122 9},
  pages={1444-52}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and chronic liver disease (CLD) are major causes of morbidity and mortality among Hispanics. Disparities in the incidence of HCC and in CLD deaths by nativity in Hispanics have been reported. Whether individual-level risk factors could explain these disparities was assessed in a prospective study of 36,864 Hispanics (18,485 US-born and 18,379 foreign-born) in the Multiethnic Cohort. METHODS Risk factors were assessed with a baseline questionnaire and… CONTINUE READING