Hepatitis C virus and malignancy
Article first published online: 16 APR 2007
Volume 37, Issue 6, pages 397–401, June 2007
How to Cite
Suriawinata, A. and Thung, S. N. (2007), Hepatitis C virus and malignancy. Hepatology Research, 37: 397–401. doi: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2007.00057.x
- Issue published online: 26 MAY 2007
- Article first published online: 16 APR 2007
- Received 20 November 2006; revision 6 December 2006; accepted 11 December 2006.
- hepatitis C virus;
- hepatocellular carcinoma;
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.