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Author Topic: Smokers With Hep B or C and Liver Cancer Have Higher Risk of Death  (Read 934 times)

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Individuals with liver cancer and hepatitis B or C viruses (HBV/HCV) have a higher risk of dying after receiving a liver cancer diagnosis if they smoke, aidsmap reports.

Publishing their findings in Liver International, Swiss researchers studied 238 people with liver cancer who had at least 12 months of follow-up following their diagnosis. Upon entry into the study, 64 of these individuals disclosed that they were smokers. The smoking group was followed for a median 489 days while the nonsmoking group was followed for a median 1,170 days.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/smokers-hep-b-c-liver-cancer-higher-risk-death

 


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