The role of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Western countries is uncertain in spite of the large amount of data demonstrating an etiologic relationship between HBV and HCC in endemic areas [1]. This paper will discuss the epidemiology of HBV in HCC and will raise several questions about the conventional wisdom of maintaining a connection between the two.

Can primary cancer of the liver in Western countries be prevented? Pediatric point of view.

PERILONGO, GIORGIO;PONTISSO, PATRIZIA;BASSO, GIUSEPPE
1990

Abstract

The role of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Western countries is uncertain in spite of the large amount of data demonstrating an etiologic relationship between HBV and HCC in endemic areas [1]. This paper will discuss the epidemiology of HBV in HCC and will raise several questions about the conventional wisdom of maintaining a connection between the two.
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