HBV infection increases the risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis

@article{Luo2012HBVII,
  title={HBV infection increases the risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis},
  author={Gang Luo and Ning-Bo Hao and Chang-jiang Hu and Xin Hui Aw Yong and Mu-Han L{\"u} and Bo-Jun Cheng and Yao Zhang and Shi-Ming Yang},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={529-537}
}
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is reported to be associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer (PaC), but it remains controversial whether this is a causal relationship. In addition, it is unclear whether the status of HBV infection also affects PaC risk. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis to more closely examine the association between HBV infection and PaC. The studies included in the meta-analysis were identified and retrieved from PubMed and several other databases. The… CONTINUE READING
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