Hepatitis B virus status and the risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis

Yunxia Wang, Shengli Yang, Fujian Song, Shiyi Cao, Xiaoxv Yin, Jun Xie, Xiaochen Tu, Jing Xu, Xing Xu, Xiaoxin Dong, Zuxun Lu

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Abstract

Whether hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection increases the risk of pancreatic cancer (PaC) is controversial. We carried out a meta-analysis to evaluate the association between HBV status and the risk of PaC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-34
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Antibodies
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
  • Hepatitis B e Antigens
  • Hepatitis B virus
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Risk Factors

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