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Morbidity - EHCSF (P)

# of liver/IBD cancer diagnoses

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Why Is This Important?

A common risk factor for liver cancer is chronic HCV infection. Liver cancer is major cause of death in people with a chronic HCV infection. Also, there is an association between HCV infection and intrahepatic bile duct (IBD) cancer. This measure is important because it gives us an estimate if our strategies are successful in identifying people living with HCV and curing them of the infection, so they're less likely to develop cancer. 

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Description of Data: The number of liver and IBD cancer diagnoses in San Francisco county per year.

Time:

  • Data time frame: 2007-2017
  • Based on data as of 09/28/2020

Description of Data Source: The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, a program within the National Institutes of Health (NIH),  provides information on cancer statistics in an effort to reduce the cancer burden among the U.S. population. https://seer.cancer.gov/

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