Hepatocellular carcinoma among atomic bomb survivors: significant interaction of radiation with hepatitis C virus infections.

@article{Sharp2003HepatocellularCA,
  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma among atomic bomb survivors: significant interaction of radiation with hepatitis C virus infections.},
  author={Gerald B. Sharp and Terumi Mizuno and John Cologne and Toshiyuki Fukuhara and Saeko Fujiwara and Shoji Tokuoka and Kiyohiko Mabuchi},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={
          531-7
        }
}
  • Gerald B. Sharp, Terumi Mizuno, +4 authors Kiyohiko Mabuchi
  • Published in
    International journal of…
    2003
  • Medicine
  • We conducted a nested case-control study within the cohort of Japanese survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings to study the joint effects of HBV and HCV with radiation on the risk of HCC. Among subjects who received autopsies during 1954-1988, we analyzed archival tissue samples for 238 pathologically confirmed HCC cases and 894 controls who died from diseases other than liver cancer. Using logistic regression and adjusting for potential confounders and other factors, we found a statistically… CONTINUE READING

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