Risk of hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers after hepatitis C virus infection: A population-based study of U.S. veterans Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Findings indicated that HCV infection conferred a more than twofold elevated risk of ICC. Absence of an association with ECC was consistent in adjusted and unadjusted models. A significant association with pancreatic cancer was erased by alcohol use and other variables.

publication date

  • March 9, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2719902

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.22606

PubMed ID

  • 19085911

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 116

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 49

number

  • 1