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Author Topic: Treating Hep B Before Liver Cancer Surgery Improves Outcomes  (Read 298 times)

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Treating Hep B Before Liver Cancer Surgery Improves Outcomes
« on: August 31, 2018, 10:35:52 am »
People with hepatitis B virus (HBV) who undergo surgery for liver cancer have improved health outcomes on multiple counts if they treat the virus at least 90 days before surgery, MedPage Today reports.

Publishing their findings in JAMA Surgery, researchers analyzed medical records of 2,362 Chinese individuals who had HBV and received a liver cancer operation known as margin-negative partial hepatectomy between January 2008 and April 2010. The cohort members were followed for a median of 44.7 months.

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