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Does Hepatitis C Causes Liver Cancer

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hep B or C???

Hi doc,Happy new year first of all,I'd like to ask you in your experience which virus is most likely to self limitate between Hep B and C. I ask because eventhough both are really bad; most people are more scared by hep C due to the fast evolution...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Happy New Year to you as well!In general, Hepatitis B and C can both cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. However, more adults become chronically infected with HCV while most of those with HBV clear their virus. Most testing for HBV Read more »

Can hiv cause liver cancer

Hi,Can hiv cause liver cancer? My father was diagnized of aids in nov-2006. At that time he had a... Read more »

question

Hi, can you describe the papers you read that convinced hepatitis c causes disease, because... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asian Americans at High Risk for Hepatitis C Liver Cancer

...Asian Americans infected with hepatitis C virus have four times the risk of developing liver cancer compared with U.S. whites at a similar stage of infection, according to a new study. Hepatitis C, which can be passed through Read more »
Housing Works

Demanding Some Hepatitis Action

...and 17,000 with hepatitis C. Hepatitis B has a vaccine, though hepatitis C doesn't. Hepatitis C Is the most common cause of liver cancer, which is one of the most lethal, expensive and fastest rising cancers in America. The funding for... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...daily by mouth. Treatment lasts from 24 to 48 weeks. Liver Transplantation A liver transplant may be necessary if chronic hepatitis C causes liver failure. Liver transplantation surgery replaces a failed liver with a healthy one from a donor.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Virus Spreading -- High Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer Rate in Borough Population

... A spike in the rate of hepatitis C throughout Queens is behind an "unusually high rate" of liver cancer in the borough, say local health officials. Hepatitis C is a particular concern among newly arrived immigrants from Asia and Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...scan is necessary. Researchers are beginning to find that long term HIV infection treated with HAART and the incidence of liver cancer/heart disease are highly correlated (i.e. there is a significant statistical relationship). Liver cancer is... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...hepatitis B is now a leading cause of death for those with HIV/AIDS. ? Hepatitis C is a known human carcinogen. The incidence of liver cancer among Americans more than doubled between 1975 and 1998. The number of new cases of liver cancer and... Read more »