Epidemic of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma

Abstract

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence is increasing worldwide, paralleling the obesity epidemic. Although most cases are associated with cirrhosis, HCC can occur without cirrhosis in NAFLD. Diabetes and obesity are associated risk factors for HCC in patients. Given the sheer magnitude of the underlying… (More)
DOI: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i6.429

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@inproceedings{Said2017EpidemicON, title={Epidemic of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma}, author={Adnan Said and Aiman Ghufran}, booktitle={World journal of clinical oncology}, year={2017} }