Viral Exposure Signature Associated with Liver Cancer Risk

Naoto Fujiwara, Yujin Hoshida

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Virus infection is known to increase the risk of various cancers, including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In a recent article in Cell, Liu et al. report a blood-based viral exposure signature (VES) based on a synthetic human virome to capture the history of virus exposure that is associated with future HCC occurrence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-713
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • biomarker
  • hepatocellular carcinoma
  • viral exposure history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology


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