Tag Archives: HCV

Immunological changes associated with hepatocellular carcinoma development

Immunological changes associated with Hepatocellular Carcinoma development

The body’s immune defense mechanisms play an important role in the inhibition or progression of liver diseases. We assessed the expression levels of different immune cells and cytokines in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), liver cirrhosis

Setting the epidemiological scenario of HCV infection in the islands of the Amazon region

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major health problem. This viral infection is related to several serious clinical complications. About 2.2% of the world’s population is infected with HCV, most infected are asymptomatic and unconscious of

The role of genetic polymorphisms as biomarkers for HCC risk in Caucasian population

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a frequent malignancy in many regions of the world, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Incidence and mortality are dramatically increasing in USA and Europe. The major risk factors for HCC