Risk of liver and other types of cancer in patients with cirrhosis: A nationwide cohort study in Denmark

@article{Srensen1998RiskOL,
  title={Risk of liver and other types of cancer in patients with cirrhosis: A nationwide cohort study in Denmark},
  author={Henrik Toft S{\o}rensen and S{\o}ren Friis and J{\o}rgen H Olsen and Ane Marie Thulstrup and Lene Mellemkj{\ae}r and Martha S. Linet and Dimitrios Trichopoulos and Hendrik Vilstrup and J{\o}rn Olsen},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={28}
}
Cancer risk in patients with cirrhosis could be modified by factors such as changes in hormonal levels, impaired metabolism of carcinogens, or alteration of immunological status. We investigated the risk of liver and various forms of cancer in patients with cirrhosis in a follow‐up study. We identified 11,605 1‐year survivors of cirrhosis from the files of the Danish National Registry of Patients (NRP) from 1977 to 1989. Occurrence of cancer through 1993 was determined by linkage to the Danish… 

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