Liver Cancer

Medical News Today: Cirrhosis And Liver Cancer Risk Higher In People With Type 2 Diabetes

A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk factor.
Related topics: Cirrhosis, Cancer, Oncology, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, 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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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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The Protein P38gamma Identified As A New Therapeutic Target In Liver Cancer

Activation of the protein p38gamma is essential for the development of the main type of liver cancer, which affects more than 1 million people worldwide every year.
Related topics: Proteins, Cancer, Oncology

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2000 To 2015 Saw Increase In Liver Cancer Mortality

WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 -- From 2000 to 2015, there was an increase in liver cancer mortality, which was mainly seen in less educated individuals, according to a study published online April 8 in Cancer. Jiemin Ma, Ph.D., from the American...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Genes Linked With The Most Common Liver Cancer

Researchers have provided the first summary of the experimental evidence supporting the AKR1B10 enzyme as a promising therapeutic target for Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), based on a review of more than 50 studies published since this gene was...
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Enzymes, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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The Big Number: 17.6 Million Americans Suffer From Alcoholism

Beyond affecting everyday life functioning, alcohol abuse increases risk of cancer, liver cirrhosis, heart problems and stroke.
Related topics: Alcoholism, Alcohol, Cancer, Oncology, Cirrhosis, Stroke

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Liver, Colon Cancer Cells Thwarted By Compounds Derived From Hops

The plant that adds flavor, color and bitterness to beer also produces a primary compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two important derivatives of the compound do as well.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Drug Takes Aim At Cancer Metastasis

Many cancers are relatively harmless at their site of origin, and it is only when they metastasize to sites like the brain, bones, lungs, and liver that they become especially dangerous. And so, in addition to stopping the growth of cancer at its...
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis

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Elizabeth Gilbert Of Eat Pray Love is Now Dating Her Late Partner's Closest Friend

Elizabeth Gilbert shows us again that life is unpredictable. Just over a year ago, the best-selling author lost her girlfriend Rayya Elias to pancreatic and liver cancer; Gilbert and Elias first publicly announced their relationship in 2016, around...
Related topics: Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Will An Aspirin A Day Keep Hbv-related Liver Cancer Away? (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- Daily aspirin tied to 29% risk reduction of hepatocellular carcinoma in viral hepatitis.
Related topics: Aspirin, Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Viral Hepatitis, Hepatitis

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Michael Bublé Opens Up About His Son’s Post-cancer Check Ups

In October 2018, Michael Bublé returned to performing after a two-year break by appearing on Strictly Come Dancing. Back in October 2016, Bublé’s son Noah, who was just three-years-old at the time, was diagnosed with liver cancer, which...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Combination Immunotherapy Could Stop Liver Cancer Growth

New preclinical data offers proof-of-principle for a combination immunotherapy that suppresses tumor growth in the liver. Current therapies for liver cancer are largely ineffective, resulting in poor outcomes.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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