Liver Cancer

Neoadjuvant Rt Ups Survival In Liver Cancer With Pvtt

(MedPage Today) -- Elevated IL-6 a potential biomarker for radioresistance in HCC
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Many Of The Deadliest Cancers Receive The Least Amount Of Research Funding

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research funding, reports a new study. 'Embarrassing' or stigmatized cancers, like lung and liver, are underfunded. Colon, endometrial, liver and bile duct, cervical,...
Related topics: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Biomarker-guided Strategy Has Potential For Liver Cancer Treatment

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discovered a cellular pathway tied to cancer that may be beneficial in reducing side effects and extending duration of immunotherapy in some patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Why Medical Writing Is Essential To Medicine

I wasn’t as happy as I expected to be when I walked out of the hospital on my last day in medical school. But then again, there was little to celebrate — my last few patients had terminal cancer, a stroke, and end-stage liver disease...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Stroke, Liver Disease

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Chronic Hbv Also Linked To Higher Risk Of Non-liver Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Findings highlight importance of early screening for digestive cancers in HIV-infected individuals, researchers say
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Hbv Tied To Non-liver Digestive-tract Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Study found heightened risk for stomach, colorectal, oral, and pancreatic cancer, as well as lymphoma
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma

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Survival After Laparoscopy Similar To Open Surgery

(MedPage Today) -- Colon cancer metastases to liver excised in minimally invasive procedure
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Liver Metastases

Liver metastases occur when cancer spreads to the liver from another part of the body. Diagnosis may involve ultrasound. Prognosis depends on how far the cancer has spread. Learn more about liver metastases here.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Radio-wave Therapy Proves Effective Against Liver Cancer Cells

A new targeted therapy using non-thermal radio waves has been shown to block the growth of liver cancer cells anywhere in the body without damaging healthy cells, according to a study conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Function Of Liver Cancer Genes In Mini-organs

Researchers have developed a human model in which they use organoids, or mini organs, to study the function of specific genes that are mutated in liver cancer. Using this method, they have found that mutations in BAP1, a gene commonly mutated in...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Medical Research

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Veteran Married 'the Angel He Needed' Hours Before Dying Of Rare Liver Cancer

As health complications piled on, Tristin's parents prayed for someone to brighten his days. Tianna was the "angel he needed," his stepmom said.        
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Fda Panel Backs Drug For Unresectable Giant Cell Tumors

(MedPage Today) -- REMS would require patient registry to better characterize liver toxicity
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cancer

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We’ll All Be Drinking More In The Next Decade, New Study Says

Drinking has been associated with all kinds of health risks, including liver disease, heart disease, and several kinds of cancers. And yet, a new study predicts that on average, we’ll all be drinking more in 10 years than we are today. The...
Related topics: Medical Research, Liver Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, Oncology

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Iowa Man With Liver Cancer Weds Girlfriend Just A Few Hours Before Passing Away

An Iowan man married his girlfriend just five hours before succumbing to liver cancer, KWWL reports. Photo: FacebookRead more...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Health Photos

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Percutaneous Ablation In Liver Cancer Tied To Better Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- For patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), percutaneous liver ablation interventions are associated with lower in-hospital mortality, length of stay (LOS), and hospitalization costs compared with surgical...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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More Americans Are Getting Liver Diseases From Alcohol

More and more Americans are developing serious liver diseases like cirrhosis and liver cancer due to their drinking habits, new research has found. The study, published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, adds to mounting...
Related topics: Alcohol, Cirrhosis, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Exelixis Expands Its Sales

Exelixis' (NASDAQ: EXEL) Cabometyx continues to take market share as the biotech captures more kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) patients and launches into liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) following the Food and Drug Administration...
Related topics: Nasdaq, Kidney Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Food And Drug Administration

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Oops: Data Supporting Tenofovir Over Entecavir For Hepatitis B Retracted

(MedPage Today) -- Still superior for preventing liver cancer, but mortality/transplant advantage disappears
Related topics: Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Cancer, Oncology

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Why Didn’t Your Doctors Tell You The Truth?

Here’s what they should have told you: “We found cancer in your lymph nodes, your liver, your lungs, and your brain. It explains your weight loss, your difficulty breathing and your loss of appetite. This wasn’t just your...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Lymph Nodes, Depression

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Liver Illness Strikes Latino Children Like A "silent Tsunami"

Fatty liver disease, linked to gene interactions with a high-sugar diet, can cause cancer and organ failure -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Liver Disease, Tsunami, Genetics, Diet, Cancer, Oncology

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