January 19, 2012

Mayo study links hepatitis C to liver cancer


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: domain-b.com

MPR, by Rupa Shenoy, 1/2/2012

Tags: Cancer, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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