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does hepatitis b lead to liver cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes it can : Yes hepatitis b can lead to a liver cancer. Majority of hepatitis b will be cured and resolved by your immune system- some of them however will continue and go into chronic active phase -where the virus remains active and viable inside your body- and this can lead into further damage to your liver - i.e. Liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Answered on Aug 9, 2018
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