Hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={J. A. Fermin Marrero},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={19 3},
The number of papers published in the topic of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) increased remarkably from last year. The prevalence of chronic hepatitis C infection has increased the incidence of HCC. However, studies confirm that obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease are important factors for the development of HCC in the United States. Alpha-fetoprotein is the most widely used tumor marker, but has poor diagnostic accuracy and ethnic variability. Using proteonomic genome analysis, new… CONTINUE READING
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