Review of hepatocellular carcinoma: Epidemiology, etiology, and carcinogenesis

  title={Review of hepatocellular carcinoma: Epidemiology, etiology, and carcinogenesis},
  author={Yezaz Ahmed Ghouri and Idrees Mian and Julie H. Rowe},
  booktitle={Journal of carcinogenesis},
Since the 1970s, the epidemic of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has spread beyond the Eastern Asian predominance and has been increasing in Northern hemisphere, especially in the United States (US) and Western Europe. It occurs more commonly in males in the fourth and fifth decades of life. Among all cancers, HCC is one of the fastest growing causes of death in the US and poses a significant economic burden on healthcare. Chronic liver disease due to hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus and… CONTINUE READING
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