Risk for liver cancer rises with each generation among US residents of Mexican descent

Second- and third-generation individuals of Mexican descent who reside in the U.S. had a higher risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma than first-generation U.S. Mexicans, according to study results.The findings, scheduled for presentation during American Association for Cancer Research Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, also showed the later-generation individuals of Mexican descent had a higher likelihood of being current smokers, consuming more alcohol and coffee, and having an elevated BMI.“ThereRead More

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