Oncology & Cancer

Liver cancer: Awareness of hepatitis D must be raised

Of all the hepatitis viruses, D is the most poorly known. This small virus, which can only infect people already infected with Hepatitis B, has so far been little studied. Hepatitis D is one of the most dangerous forms ...

Gastroenterology

From obesity to liver cancer: Preventing the worst

By identifying the role of a specific protein in the development of obesity-related liver diseases, UNIGE researchers pave the way for better diagnosis, and potentially better treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients with cirrhosis have considerable financial burden

(HealthDay)—The considerable financial burden of cirrhosis medical care is associated with lower surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a study presented at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of ...

Medical research

Exploring better fatty liver remedies

Obesity often leads to increased accumulation of fat in the liver, which can, over time, result in diabetes, poor liver function, and liver cancer. It's increasingly a problem affecting obese children and young people who ...

Medications

DAAs cut deaths in those treated for HCV-related liver cancer

(HealthDay)—Among patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and complete response to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy is associated with a significant reduction in the ...

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