Hepatitis C virus, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and hepatocellular carcinoma

S. De Vita, V. Zagonel, A. Russo, M. Rupolo, R. Cannizzaro, G. Chiara, M. Boiocchi, A. Carbone, S. Franceschi

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In a case-control study in northeastern Italy hepatitis C virus infection seemed to increase by about 50-fold the risk of non Hodgkin's lymphoma involving the liver and major salivary glands (i.e. larger than that for hepatocellular carcinoma) and by about fourfold the risk of lymphomas at other sites.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2032-2035
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Salivary glands

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology


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