Hepatocellular carcinoma biology.

  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma biology.},
  author={Boris R. A. Blechacz and Lopa Mishra},
  journal={Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progres dans les recherches sur le cancer},
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary hepatic malignancy. Its incidence and prevalence is globally heterogeneous with the highest rates in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Western Industry nations, its incidence has significantly increased throughout the previous three decades. Its global heterogeneity is in part a reflection of the global distribution of its risk factors. Its prognosis is dismal with a 5-year survival of 11 %. The only potentially curative… CONTINUE READING
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