Hepatocellular carcinoma in Africans.

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma is endemic in Africa, where in the incidence of the disease in males ranges from 20-100,000 per annum. The tumor tends to occur at a younger age compared to the age of presentation in Europeans or Chinese. The majority of African patients with HCC are HBsAg positive, but HBsAg is more commonly detected in younger vs older patients… (More)

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