Hepatitis C virus linked to liver cancer

September 1990
Cancer News;Autumn90, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on the study sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS) which shows a strong association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and liver cancer. Statement of Mimi C. Yu, principal investigator of the study about individuals who tested positive for the HCV virus; Percentage of liver cancer occurring in black and white Americans; Blood transfusion as a risk factor in hepatitis C; Reason why detection of the virus to people who did not receive blood transfusion is important.


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