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Multiplicative synergistic risk of hepatocellular carcinoma development among hepatitis B and C co-infected subjects in HBV endemic area: a community-based cohort study

  • Jin-Kyoung Oh1,
  • Hai-Rim Shin1, 2Email author,
  • Min Kyung Lim1,
  • Heeyoun Cho1,
  • Dong-Il Kim3,
  • Youngmee Jee4, 5,
  • Haesun Yun5 and
  • Keun-Young Yoo6
BMC Cancer201212:452

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-452

Received: 26 April 2012

Accepted: 1 October 2012

Published: 5 October 2012

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Original Submission
26 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - M. Idrees
30 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sheng-Nan Lu
15 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Hai-Rim Shin
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sheng-Nan Lu
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-452

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Authors’ Affiliations

National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center
Non Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkunkwan University School of Medicine
Expanded Programme on Immunization, World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
Division of Enteric and Hepatitis Viruses, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine