Mayo study links hepatitis C to liver cancer

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by

The Mayo Clinic released a study today that identifies hepatitis C as a cause of rising liver cancer rates. Researchers say with that information, more people can be screened for hepatitis C and prevent cancer. The finding may have a particular impact on the Somali community. That's because a second study published by Mayo today says hepatitis C rates among Somalis are much higher than previously suspected. Additional coverage:

MPR, by Rupa Shenoy, 1/2/2012

Tags: Cancer, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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