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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Hepatitis B and liver cancer epidemics hit close to home

The Bay Area is the epicenter of a liver cancer epidemic. There are more cases of liver cancer in Santa Clara and San Francisco counties than anywhere in the United States.

The Stanford Asian Liver Center and Stanford Health Library have scheduled “Understanding Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer,” a program featuring Stanford physician Stephanie Chao, M.D., 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Clark Center auditorium on the Stanford Medical School campus. Admission is free and open to the public. To register, call 498-7826.

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