US reports increase in liver cancerBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7186.755a (Published 20 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:755
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma is increasing in the United States, and the increase is expected to continue until the rate of the major cause—infection with hepatitis B or C—is brought under control.
The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma increased by 71%from 1976 to 1995, according to figures published last …