Liver Cancer

Surveillance Models Score Liver Ca Risk After Hcv Cure

(MedPage Today) -- Patients who were cured of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) still faced a risk for liver cancer, researchers said, but new surveillance models seemed to help manage that risk. In one study, researchers followed 2,326 patients with...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Virus, Virology, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Bevacizumab Boosts Liver Resection In Ras-positive Mcrc

(MedPage Today) -- Almost four times as many patients with liver-limited, unresectable metastatic RAS-positive colorectal cancer (CRC) converted to resectable status when bevacizumab (Avastin) was added to chemotherapy, a randomized trial showed...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Avastin, Chemotherapy

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Update: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes “non-surgical Procedure” To Replace Bile Duct Stent –...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed earlier this month that her liver cancer has returned. The 87-year-old revealed in a statement on Friday that she began a course of chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of cancer on May...
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

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Who Says Covid-19 Threatens Gains On Hepatitis

The World Health Organization warns that the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening gains made in eliminating Hepatitis B and C, which cause liver damage and liver cancer.  In observance of World Hepatitis Day Tuesday, the WHO is calling for action to...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Cancer, Oncology

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Experimental Blood Test Detects Cancer Up To Four Years Before Symptoms Appear

The assay looks for stomach, esophageal, colorectal, lung and liver malignancies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Blood Test, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Liver Cancer Has Returned, But She Will Remain On Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says that her liver cancer has returned, but she will remain on the Supreme Court while undergoing chemotherapy. Earlier this week, it was announced that the 87-year-old Supreme Court Justice was hospitalized for a possible...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Her Liver Cancer Has Returned

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday her cancer has returned but she will stay on the bench.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Celsion Down On Dmc Recommendation To Stop Liver Cancer Study

Shares of Celsion Corporation CLSN plunged 63.97% after it received a recommendation from the independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) to consider stopping its late-stage study for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Predicting Early Recurrence Following Liver Cancer Resection

(MedPage Today) -- An easy-to-use online calculator effectively predicted which patients were at increased risk for very early recurrence (VER) following liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), new research has shown. VER...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Covid Cuts A Lethal Path Through San Quentin’s Death Row

The old men live in cramped spaces and breathe the same ventilated air. Many are frail, laboring with heart disease, liver and prostate cancer, tuberculosis, dementia. And now, with the coronavirus advancing through their ranks, they are falling one...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Liver Disease, Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Tuberculosis, Dementia

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Novel Protein Drives Cancer Progression

Researchers have discovered a protein that drives the progression of esophageal cancer and liver cancer and it could be a promising target for cancer drug development.
Related topics: Proteins, Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Tiny Mineral Particles Are Better Vehicles For Promising Gene Therapy

University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have developed a safer and more efficient way to deliver a promising new method for treating cancer and liver disorders and for vaccination — including a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Vaccines

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Universal Gut Microbiome-derived Signature Predicts Cirrhosis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the leading cause of chronic liver disease worldwide, affecting an estimated one-quarter of the global population. It is a progressive condition that, in worst cases, can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer,...
Related topics: Microbiome, Cirrhosis, Liver Disease, Cancer, Oncology

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Breakthroughs In Hcc And Liver Cancer From Asco 2020

Highlights in HCC and liver cancer from the ASCO 2020 virtual annual meeting include first- and second-line therapies in Chinese HCC patients, and two novel combinations in advanced disease. Medscape
Related topics: Liver Disease, Cancer, Oncology, American Society Of Clinical Oncology

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New Blood Test May Improve Liver Cancer Screening

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 -- An experimental blood test may improve screening for the most common form of liver cancer, researchers at the U.S. National Cancer Institute say. The test checks people for previous exposure to certain viruses that may...
Related topics: Blood Test, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Study Demonstrates Feasibility Of Hologram Technology In Liver Tumor Ablation

Data from one of the first clinical uses of augmented reality guidance with electromagnetically tracked tools shows that the technology may help doctors quickly, safely, and accurately deliver targeted liver cancer treatments, according to new...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Roche Tecentriq-avastin Combo Gets Fda Nod For Liver Cancer

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Related topics: Avastin, Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Merck & Co

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Misfits Drummer Joey Image Reportedly Dead At 63

Joey was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2016, and was seeking treatment at University of Miami, where he was a possible candidate for a liver transplant. Continue reading…
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Treatment Extends Lives Of People With Most Common Type Of Liver Cancer

For the first time in over a decade, scientists have identified a first-line treatment that significantly improves survival for people with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer. Researchers found that a combination of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Medical Research

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Atezolizumab-bevacizumab Beats Sorafenib In Liver Cancer

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 -- Atezolizumab plus bevacizumab improves survival outcomes versus sorafenib in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma, according to a study published in the May 14 issue of the New England Journal of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Medical Research

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