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What are the chances of hepatocellular carcinoma if you have chronic hepatitis b?
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In brief: Increased
Chronic hepatitis virus can increase a person's risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma.
It does not mean that everyone with hepatitis gets cancer. Cirrhosis and other liver damage is more common from the hepatitis virus.

In brief: Increased
Chronic hepatitis virus can increase a person's risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma.
It does not mean that everyone with hepatitis gets cancer. Cirrhosis and other liver damage is more common from the hepatitis virus.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends.
If one had to give a number : 10-15% cumulative risk over 5 years.
This is highly variable and risk factors such as family history, endemic region, cirrhosis, subtype, and possibly viral load and alt/ast leeks. Patients at risk need q6month screening with imaging +/- afp.

In brief: Depends.
If one had to give a number : 10-15% cumulative risk over 5 years.
This is highly variable and risk factors such as family history, endemic region, cirrhosis, subtype, and possibly viral load and alt/ast leeks. Patients at risk need q6month screening with imaging +/- afp.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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