22-09-2017 | HBV | News | Article
High metabolic risk burden increases HCC risk in HBV patients
A high burden of metabolic risk factors significantly increases the risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among men with hepatitis B virus infection, particularly those who smoke, researchers from Taiwan report.
Gastroenterology 2017; Advance online publication
19-09-2017 | Oncology | News | Article
ESMO 2017 in brief
Abdominal fat linked to elevated cancer risk
Central obesity is associated with an increased incidence of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to research presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain.
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