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In general, population-based studies are currently available showing a decreased mortality from liver cancer in screened populations. Cholecystectomy is an obvious mean to prevent gallbladder cancer. The removal of the gallbladder in asymptomatic patients, however, is not justified, with the possible exception of high-risk circumstances such as large stones and calcified gallbladder. 6 Cancer of the Pancreas The great majority of malignant neoplasms of the pancreas are adenocarcinomas which originate from the exocrine portion secreting digestive enzymes.
1982). Thus, time elapsed since first exposure (latency) is the major factor in defining subsequent mesothelioma risk, with an incidence over tenfold higher for a latency of 40 years compared with 25 years. 1) (Pira et al. 2007; La Vecchia and Boffetta 2012) provide consistent evidence that for workers occupationally exposed in the distant past, the risk of mesothelioma is not appreciably influenced by subsequent exposures. Further, stopping exposure does not materially modify the risk of mesothelioma over subsequent decades.
2010). Case reports have associated use of anabolic steroids with development of liver cancer, but the evidence is not conclusive. An increase in iron storage in the body is a likely cause of HCC: the evidence comes from studies of patients with hemochromatosis or other disorders of iron metabolism. The effect of iron overload seems to be independent from development of cirrhosis and may interact with HBV infection. Diabetes is also related to an excess risk of HCC, and the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity, and consequently of diabetes, in several populations may have had some role in recent unfavourable trends of HCC in North America and other areas of the world.
A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology by Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Visit Amazon's Carlo La Vecchia Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Carlo La Vecchia,