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Childhood Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Adulthood
Date:4/19/2012

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    1. WHO 2012,  http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/childhood/en/

    2. Angulo P, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. N Engl J Med 2002;346:1221-31

    3. Hepatocellular carcinoma, ADAM Medical Encyclopedia 2011  

    4. Berentzen TL et al (2012) Childhood body size and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma. Abstract presented at the International Liver Congress™ 2012.

    5. El-Serag HB, Hepatocellular Carcinoma. N Engl J Med 2011;365:1118-1127

     


        
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