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What makes some people with hepatitis C more or less likely to get liver cancer? 
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Cirrhosis
In hepatitis c, you must have cirrhosis, prior to developing liver cancer.
Alcohol, obesity, diabetes and HIV meds can accelerate liver damage leading to cirrhosis at a faster rate.

In brief: Cirrhosis
In hepatitis c, you must have cirrhosis, prior to developing liver cancer.
Alcohol, obesity, diabetes and HIV meds can accelerate liver damage leading to cirrhosis at a faster rate.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
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In brief: Cirrhosis
Patients with hepatitis c and liver cirrhosis are at the highest risk of liver cancer (hcc).
Patients with hepatitis c but no cirrhosis are at an extremely low risk for hcc and don't require screening.

In brief: Cirrhosis
Patients with hepatitis c and liver cirrhosis are at the highest risk of liver cancer (hcc).
Patients with hepatitis c but no cirrhosis are at an extremely low risk for hcc and don't require screening.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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