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Is liver cancer on the rise?

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Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: Liver cancer incidence (or HCC) is on the rise in the US due to the epidemic of hepatitis C, the migration of immigrants with hepatitis B to the US, and the epidemic of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. All are risk factors for HCC.
Answered on Apr 5, 2020

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