Canada, Europe and the United States recommend that people with HCV-related
liver cirrhosis should be screened every six to twelve months for HCC using
Over a third of
HIV-positive people with hepatitis C virus-related liver cirrhosis are
not having regular ultrasound examinations to check for possible liver cancer,
Canadian research published in Clinical
Infectious Diseases shows.
Two patients diagnosed with hepatocellular
carcinoma (HCC, liver cancer) did not have ultrasound screens.