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Author Topic: Liver Cancer Remains a Risk After Hepatitis B Clearance  (Read 2510 times)

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Liver Cancer Remains a Risk After Hepatitis B Clearance
« on: September 22, 2017, 10:08:13 AM »
Liver cancer can still occur after the clearance of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) from the blood, either naturally or with treatment, according to a large study recently reported in the Journal of Hepatology.

The researchers found that while no women age 50 or younger developed hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after HBsAg clearance, women older than 50 and men of all ages remained at risk, underlining the importance of liver cancer screening even after an apparent cure of hepatitis B.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/liver-cancer-remains-risk-hepatitis-b-clearance

 


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