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Friday, November 4, 2011
Some People with Hepatitis B May Need Liver Cancer Screening Sooner and More Often
Over years or decades, chronic hepatitis B (and C) can lead to serious liver damage including cirrhosis and HCC. In the U.S., hepatitis B is much more prevalent among people from Asia, where HBV is endemic and many people became perinatally infected before the advent of widespread vaccination.