Black patients with HCC have worse overall survival

Black patients with hepatocellular carcinoma have worse overall survival compared with white patients, according to study results.Nicole E. Rich, MD, MS, from the division of digestive and liver diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and colleagues wrote that HCC is becoming a leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States and has disproportionate impact on minority populations.“Disparities in HCC incidence have been consistently documented over the past three decades, with non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic and Asian populations having higher age-adjusted incidence ratesRead More

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