Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Raymundo Paraná Federal University of Bahia
  • Delvone Almeida Federal University of Bahia

Resumen

The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increased both due to the worldwide increase on the virus C infection and to the increase on the survival rate of patients with chronic liver disease. It usually is an aggressive tumor with survival rate directly associated with the hepatic residual liver function as well as the size of the tumor at the diagnosis.

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Raymundo Paraná, Federal University of Bahia
Associate Professor, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.
Delvone Almeida, Federal University of Bahia
Associate Professor, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.
Publicado
2007-02-08
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Paraná, R., & Almeida, D. (2007). Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma. Iatreia, 20(2-S), S-25. Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/iatreia/article/view/4360
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