Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Texas Latinos: Implications for Prevention Research

@inproceedings{Ramirez2012IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Texas Latinos: Implications for Prevention Research},
  author={A. Gonzalez Ramirez and Nancy Sue Weiss and Alan E. C. Holden and Lucina Suarez and Sharon R. Cooper and Edgar Rojas Mu{\~n}oz and S. L. Naylor},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is increasing in the U.S. despite a decline in cancer overall. Latinos have higher rates of HCC than the general population according to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. Not included in SEER, Texas Latinos make up one-fifth of the U.S. Latino population. To determine whether HCC incidence differs among U.S. and Texas Latinos, this descriptive study compares HCC incidence from 1995 through 2006 among three Latino… CONTINUE READING
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