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Multiplicative synergistic risk of hepatocellular carcinoma development among hepatitis B and C co-infected subjects in HBV endemic area: a community-based cohort study

Jin-Kyoung Oh1, Hai-Rim Shin12*, Min Kyung Lim1, Heeyoun Cho1, Dong-Il Kim3, Youngmee Jee45, Haesun Yun5 and Keun-Young Yoo6

Author Affiliations

1 National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea

2 Non Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, 1000 UN Avenue, Manila, Philippines

3 Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkunkwan University School of Medicine, Suwon, Republic of Korea

4 Expanded Programme on Immunization, World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, Manila, Philippines

5 Division of Enteric and Hepatitis Viruses, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Osong, Republic of Korea

6 Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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BMC Cancer 2012, 12:452  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-452

Published: 5 October 2012

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Table S1. Distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes among 142 HCV RNA-positive subjects in the study population.

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