HBV-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Call to Improve Surveillance and Linkage to Care. Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver Huang, D. Q., Hoang, J. K., Nguyen, M. H. 2021


In our recent multi-center study, we found that non-Asians with hepatitis B virus (HBV) related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were more likely to present with decompensated and advanced disease compared with Asians 1 . However, non-Asians were more likely to undergo curative HCC treatment versus Asians. Among patients without cirrhosis, non-Asians had a poorer 5-year survival versus Asians (38% versus 54%). The letter from Dr Jia and colleagues raises some points that merit discussion 2 .

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