Hepatitis B Virus Screening Before Cancer Chemotherapy in Taiwan: A Nationwide Population-Based Study

Background: Reactivation of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) during cancer chemotherapy is a severe and sometimes fatal complication. In 2009, the National Health Insurance (NHI) in Taiwan recommended and reimbursed screening for HBV infection and prophylactic antiviral therapy before cancer chemotherapy...

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Main Authors: Wei-Chih Sun, Pei-Ling Tang, Wen-Chi Chen, Feng-Woei Tsay, Huay-Min Wang, Tzung-Jiun Tsai, Sung-Shuo Kao, Jin-Shiung Cheng, Wei-Lun Tsai
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-07-01
Series:Frontiers in Medicine
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2021.657109/full