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Alcoholism-related liver disease was a growing problem even before COVID-19, but the pandemic has dramatically added to the toll.
Blue Faery’s “Love Your Liver” 28-day video campaign raises awareness of liver cancer and overall liver health.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Compared to other racial and ethnic groups, Blacks are also less likely to be diagnosed early.
Treatment with Tecentriq plus Avastin or with Keytruda alone delays disease progression and improves survival.
The decrease is largely due to improved lung cancer treatment, but the impact of COVID-19 is not yet known.
A Mediterranean diet could help reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
COVID-19, FDA drug approvals and new approaches to treatment and quality of life stood out among this year’s top stories.
A study comparing matched groups of people with and without HIV found that smoking was a powerful cancer risk factor, especially for women.
Areas with lower population density have not seen the same slowdown as urban areas.
Developing treatments for fatty liver disease has proved challenging, and there are currently no approved medications.
Optimal treatment for fatty liver disease may involve combining drugs with different mechanisms of action.
The best-performing combo, firsocostat and cilofexor, showed benefits despite missing the main study endpoint.
New report highlights cancer’s toll on racial and ethnic minorities and other underserved populations.
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