The continuing increase in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States: an update.

@article{ElSerag2003TheCI,
  title={The continuing increase in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States: an update.},
  author={Hashem B. El-Serag and Jessica A. Davila and Nancy J. Petersen and Katherine A McGlynn},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={139 10},
  pages={817-23}
}
Context Incidence rates of hepatocellular carcinoma have been increasing in the United States. Contribution This large, retrospective, population-based cohort study confirmed an almost 2-fold increase in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma from 1975 to 1998. Increases were seen in all ethnic groups and in most age groups after 40 years of age. Although black people and older people remained most at risk, the largest recent increase in rates (from 1995 to 1998) occurred in white men 45 to… CONTINUE READING
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