Viruses and hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Viruses and hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Sheila Sherlock},
  volume={35 6},
Both hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are important worldwide problems. It is believed that 300 million people have been exposed to hepatitis B.' In Europe, based on a carrier rate in blood donors of 0 O/% and a population of 400 million, it is estimated that four million have been exposed to hepatitis C. Hepatocellular cancer is estimated to have an incidence of between 250 000 and 1-2 million per year worldwide.2 It is the seventh commonest cause of cancer in men, and most… CONTINUE READING
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