Prostate Cancer Rates Are Higher Among Patients With Hepatitis C

Prostate Cancer Rates Are Higher Among Patients With Hepatitis C
Results announced recently at The International Liver CongressTM 2015 revealed that patients affected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) had significantly high cancer rates when compared to the non-HCV group. Scientists suggest that an extrahepatic HCV manifestation might be an increased risk of prostate cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, renal and liver cancers. The study’s goal was to compare cancer rates in patients with and without being

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Isaura Santos graduated with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a MA in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies from University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Her professional interests include science communication, public awareness of science and communication of science through entertainment.

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