Temporal patterns of aflatoxin-albumin adducts in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive and antigen-negative residents of Daxin, Qidong County, People's Republic of China.

@article{Wang1996TemporalPO,
  title={Temporal patterns of aflatoxin-albumin adducts in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive and antigen-negative residents of Daxin, Qidong County, People's Republic of China.},
  author={Jia-sheng Wang and Gao Shuyang Qian and Audrey Zarba and Xia He and Yuan Rong Zhu and Bao Chu Zhang and Lisa Anne Jacobson and Stephen J Gange and Alvaro Muňoz and Thomas Wells Kensler},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          253-61
        }
}
Molecular epidemiological studies of populations at high risk for liver cancer have shown that hepatitis B virus (HBV) and aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) exposure are two major risk factors for this disease. These etiological agents, combined with nutritional deficiencies, are important for the initiation and promotion of liver cancer in various parts of the world. In Qidong, People's Republic of China, liver cancer accounts for 10% of all adult deaths, and both HBV and AFB1 exposures are common. To study… CONTINUE READING

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