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Liver Cancer and Viruses

  • Zsuzsa Schaff
  • Károly Lapis
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Abstract

Primary hepatocellular carcinoma /PHC/ is one of the ten most common malignant tumors in the world /Lancet editorial, 1983/. Mortality rates associated with PHC are different in low incidence areas of the world such as Europe and U.S.A. /Friedman, 1983; Lapis and Johannessen, 1979; Sandler et al., 1983; Schaff et al., 1971/ and in high incidence areas, such as sub-Saharan Africa /Anthony et al., 1973; Kew, 1978; Szmuness, 1978/, Southeast Asia /China, Korea, Thailand, Japan/ /Beasley et al., 1981; Gibson et al., 1980; Lai et al., 1981; Nakashima et al., 1983; Okuda, 1980/.

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Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Primary Liver Cancer Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma Pekin Duck Woodchuck Hepatitis Virus 
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  • Zsuzsa Schaff
    • 1
  • Károly Lapis
    • 1
  1. 1.Ist Institute of Pathology and Experimental Cancer ResearchSemmelweis Medical UniversityBudapest VIIIHungary

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