[Risk factors of liver tumors].
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Feb 15, 2004
7 Suppl 1
The primary hepatocellular carcinoma can be found most frequently (70-80%) in patients with liver cirrhosis. The causative role of hepatitis B és C viruses have been well established in the pathogenesis of liver cancer. The occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma is about 3-15% in patients with alcoholic liver disease. Other pathogenic factors are the smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and different chemical agents.
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