Black People With Liver Cancer Have Lower Survival

Black People With Liver Cancer Have Lower Survival

Compared to white, Asian or Latino individuals, Black people have worse survival rates for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer. Hepatitis B or C, heavy alcohol use, fatty liver disease and other causes of liver injury can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. In comparison to white individuals, Black people had significantly poorer liver cancer survival. On the other hand, Asian and Latino individuals had better overall survival than white people. Click here to learn more about liver cancer.

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