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Chronic hepatitis infection is associated with extrahepatic cancer development: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Cancer, November 2016
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Title
Chronic hepatitis infection is associated with extrahepatic cancer development: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan
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BMC Cancer, November 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12885-016-2918-5
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Abram Bunya Kamiza, Fu-Hsiung Su, Wen-Chang Wang, Fung-Chang Sung, Shih-Ni Chang, Chih-Ching Yeh

Abstract

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the major causes of chronic hepatitis infection (CHI). This longitudinal cohort study investigated the association of CHI with hepatic and extrahepatic cancer development in Taiwan. Patients with HBV infection and HCV infection were identified from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database. A Cox proportional hazard model was used to calculate hazard ratios (HRs) and 95 % confidence intervals (CIs) for determining the association between CHI and cancer development. The patients with HBV infection exhibited an increased risk of colorectal cancer (HR: 1.36, 95 % CI: 1.09-1.70), liver cancer (HR: 21.47, 95 % CI: 18.0-25.6), gallbladder and extrahepatic bile duct cancer (HR: 2.05, 95 % CI: 1.07-3.91), pancreatic cancer (HR: 2.61, 95 % CI: 1.47-4.61), kidney cancer (HR: 1.72, 95 % CI: 1.10-2.68), ovarian cancer (HR: 2.31, 95 % CI: 1.21-4.39), and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (HR: 2.10, 95 % CI: 1.25-3.52). The patients with HCV infection exhibited an increased risk of liver cancer (HR: 25.10, 95 % CI: 20.9-30.2), gallbladder and extrahepatic bile duct cancer (HR: 2.60, 95 % CI: 1.42-4.73), ovarian cancer (HR: 5.15, 95 % CI: 1.98-13.4), and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (HR: 2.30, 95 % CI: 1.34-3.96). The present population-based study revealed that in addition to its association with primary liver cancer, CHI is associated with an increased risk of extrahepatic cancer.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 41 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 5 12%
Student > Master 5 12%
Student > Bachelor 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 7%
Professor 3 7%
Other 9 22%
Unknown 12 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 44%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 2%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 2%
Other 1 2%
Unknown 15 37%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 July 2019.
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