Type 2 diabetes and hepatocellular carcinoma: A case-control study in patients with chronic hepatitis B

International Journal of Cancer, 04/27/2012

Type 2 diabetes is independently associated with the increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in female chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients. Female CHB patients with Type 2 diabetes are of a high HCC risk population and should be considered for HCC close surveillance program.

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