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Keywords:

  • cholangiocarcinoma;
  • hepatitis C virus;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • lymphoma

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a hepatotropic virus that causes chronic hepatitis, fibrosis and cirrhosis. HCV is associated with the development of primary liver tumors, namely hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma and lymphoma. This article reviews HCV-related malignancies, and their prevalence and probable oncogenesis.