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INCIDENCE OF CIRRHOTIC LIVER AND HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA IN PAKISTAN
*Aqsa Gul, Zainab Anees, Ashif Sajjad, Dr. Tayyaba Naz, Fouzia Noureen
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a rising cancer in Pakistan especially males have an increased incidence. The major risk factor for HCC is Hepatitis C and in Pakistan the prevalence rate of this cancer is also very high. In this article, different aspects of liver cancer are presented and highlighted the risk factors relating to HCC in Pakistan. This article will evaluate the prevalence of HCC and cirrhotic liver diseases with respect to etiological factors. In Pakistan there is a lack of general awareness regarding transmission of hepatitis virus, which is the main risk factor for HCC. There is lack in availability of proper treatments in the hospitals for the people with end stage of hepatic cancer. Regular checkup and early diagnosis can reduce the severity of disease. At this moment in Pakistan there is an immense need of detailed population-based studies and surveillance programs to estimate the exact burden of the HCC.[Full Text Article]