Liver Cancer

Authors: Hellen Gelband, Chien-Jen Chen, Wendong Chen, Silvia Francheschi, Sir Andrew Hall, W. Thomas London, Katherine A. McGlynn, Christopher Wild


Liver cancer is among the most preventable and least treatable of the common cancers. Vaccination against hepatitis B virus will prevent the largest number of cases in the coming decades, but much more can be done to control the remaining risk factors: hepatitis C virus, aflatoxin in food, excessive alcohol consumption and liver flukes.

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