What are the mortality rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) among families with hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) infection?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Familial clustering of HCC has been described among families with hepatitis B infection in Africa, the Far East, and Alaska. The cumulative probability of survival is 84% at 5 years and 68% at 10 years.


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