The relationship between the IL-1β 31gene polymorphism and HCC in Egyptian patients

@inproceedings{Badawy2017TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the IL-1β 31gene polymorphism and HCC in Egyptian patients},
  author={Abdelnaser A Badawy and Rehan Monir and Heba Y Kamal and Nader Elmalky and Amr M El-rabat and Mahmoud Abdelghafar},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide and has an increasing incidence in Egypt. Hepatit is virus (HCV and HBV) are the major risk factors for developing HCC. IL-1β, a proinflammatory cytokine has been suggested to affect the hepatic carcinogenesis. Aim of the work: Was to evaluate the role of IL-1β polymorphism in the occurrence of HCC on top of viral versus none-viral etiology. Patients and Methods : The study included 178 patients with HCC (74… CONTINUE READING

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