Hepatitis B virus: pathogenesis and prevention of primary cancer of the liver.

@article{Blumberg1982HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus: pathogenesis and prevention of primary cancer of the liver.},
  author={Baruch S. Blumberg and William T London},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1982},
  volume={50 11 Suppl},
  pages={2657-65}
}
The currently available data indicate that persistent infection of the liver with hepatitis B virus (HBV) is involved in the etiology and pathogenesis of nearly all primary hepatocellular carcinomas in humans. Immunization of high risk populations with the hepatitis B vaccine and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HBV with hepatitis B immunoglobulin should prevent the development of chronic hepatitis B infection and, therefore, should also prevent the development of hepatocellular… CONTINUE READING

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