November 28, 2012

$PVCT: Liver Cancer Addressable Market in China

Though rare in the west, liver cancer is serious in Asia due to the prevalence of hepatitis B infection, which is as high as 10 percent in China's population of 1.3 billion people. Chronic hepatitis B infection can result in liver cirrhosis and liver cancer later in life..."But in China, even 10 percent of liver cancer patients would be an incredible number," Jiang said. In China, there are about 350,000 new liver cancer cases each year, or half of the world's total.
Full article (from May 2012) here, and below.

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