The Role of Hepatitis C in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Case Control Study Among Egyptian Patients

@article{Hassan2001TheRO,
  title={The Role of Hepatitis C in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Case Control Study Among Egyptian Patients},
  author={M. Hassan and A. Zaghloul and H. El‐Serag and O. Soliman and Y. Patt and C. Chappell and R. Beasley and L. Hwang},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={33},
  pages={123-126}
}
Background Egypt has one of the highest prevalence rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the world; however, the risk and attribution related to HCV in Egyptian patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains unknown. Goals The current study was undertaken to estimate the risk of HCC in relation to HCV in Egypt. Study Thirty-three patients with HCC and 35 healthy controls who had a similar socioeconomic status were prospectively enrolled at the University of Cairo National Cancer… Expand
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