What is the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) infection and cirrhosis?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The annual incidence of HCC reported in Taiwan in patients with hepatitis B infection and cirrhosis is 2.8%. The US estimates for the annual incidence of HCC in patients infected with HBV is 818 cases per 100,000 persons.


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