Increase in U.S. liver cancer rates is linked to undetected hepatitis

05/6/2010 | HealthDay News

CDC researchers found that the rate of hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of liver cancer, in the U.S. increased by an average annual rate of 3.5% from 2001 to 2006. The researchers point to untreated chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections as primary reasons for the increase. They urged more screening and public awareness, as well as vaccination for hepatitis B, to prevent liver cancer.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA