Women more likely to have noncirrhotic HCC, underlying NAFLD

Compared with men, women had a significantly higher frequency of underlying nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and noncirrhotic hepatocellular carcinoma, according to data published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.“Women presented with less-advanced HCC and had a greater overall survival,” Meaghan Phipps, MD, from the department of medicine, division of digestive and liver diseases at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, and colleagues wrote.Phipps and colleagues identified 5,327 patients with HCC from January 2000 to June 2014 from five centers; 1,203Read More

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