Risk Of Lymphoma Increases With Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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People infected with the hepatitis C virus are at an increased risk of developing certain lymphomas (cancers of the lymphatic system).

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and Baylor College of Medicine, found that HCV infection increased the risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma by 20 percent to 30 percent. The risk of developing Waldenstr

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