Hepatocellular carcinoma in Jos, Nigeria.

  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma in Jos, Nigeria.},
  author={Godwins O Echejoh and Matthew Naanlep Tanko and Agabus N. Manasseh and SE Ogala-Echejoh and Solomon O Ugoya and Barnabas. M. Mandong},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  volume={17 2},
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common abdominal malignancy, representing 80-90% of primary liver malignancies around the world. There is a disturbing trend of increased incidence of HCC around the world. We therefore, determined the trend of HCC in Jos. METHODS A ten-year retrospective review was done of all cases of HCC which diagnoses were histologically confirmed as recorded in the Cancer Registry of Jos University Teaching Hospital. The patients' clinical case notes… CONTINUE READING