A 30-year-old member asked:
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do other liver viruses besides hep b cause liver cancer?

3 doctor answers
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hep C does: Besides hep b, hep c infection- also can cause liver cancer.
Answered on Mar 20, 2012
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Chronic hepatitis c is also associated with increased incidence of liver cancer.
Answered on Mar 20, 2012
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: Hep c for one.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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