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Author Topic: Heads Up: Your Race/Ethnicity Can Affect Liver Cancer Risk  (Read 4725 times)

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Heads Up: Your Race/Ethnicity Can Affect Liver Cancer Risk
« on: September 08, 2014, 01:12:07 pm »
Among people with hepatitis C virus, Latinos have a higher risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer while African Americans have a lower risk, when compared with whites. These differences hold true even when controlling for various other factors, such as HIV status, hep C genotype, obesity, diabetes and whether or not people have been treated for hep C.

Read more: http://www.hepmag.com/articles/cancer_cirrhosis_risk_2501_26099.shtml?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=tji6&utm_campaign=treatment


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