NAFLD increases risk for hepatocellular carcinoma

NAFLD increases risk for hepatocellular carcinoma

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease correlated with a significantly increased risk for developing cancer overall, due to the significant increased incidence in hepatocellular carcinoma, according to study results.“For the first time on a nationwide scale, this study provides quantitative estimates regarding the risks of developing overall and site-specific cancers according to the presence and histological severity of NAFLD,” Tracey G. Simon, MD, from the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues wrote. “We demonstrateRead More

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