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  1. What can be done to prevent hepatitis c patients from being lost in the healthcare system?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Science Daily

    ... and are typically unaware they have HCV until years later after the disease has progressed to cirrhosis, liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma [HCC]), or liver failure. Medical evidence emphasizes HCV screening of at-risk individuals such as ...

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  2. Viekira Pak approved by FDA to treat hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... a viral disease that causes inflammation of the liver that can lead to reduced liver function, liver failure or liver cancer. Most people infected with HCV have no symptoms of the disease until liver damage becomes apparent, which may take decades. ...

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  3. Retinoids and their target genes in liver functions and diseases.Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... reported that transgenic mice, in which RA signaling is suppressed in a hepatocyte-specific manner, developed liver cancer at a high rate, and that disruption of RA functions led to the increased oxidative stress via aberrant metabolisms of lipid ...

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  4. Many hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis or advanced fibrosis face liver failure and liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Aidsmap

    Nearly one-third of chronic hepatitis C patients with liver cirrhosis and 12% with advanced fibrosis progressed to decompensation within five years, and 23% and 11%, respectively, died, according to a study presented at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Liver Meeting last month in Boston. These findings underscore the urgent need for treatment for such individuals.

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  5. Hepatic stellate cells and extracellular matrix in hepatocellular...Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... data indicate that the mortality rate of HCC will double over the next decades in the USA and Europe. Liver cancer progresses in a large percentage of cases during the clinical course of chronic fibro-inflammatory liver diseases leading to ...

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  6. FDA OKs AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    ... substances kill off liver cells, causing scarring of the liver tissue. The virus can cause liver failure and liver cancer, resulting in the need for a liver transplant. For decades, patients had no options but older treatments centered on injections ...

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  7. A New Study on Diabetes Reveals Potentially Frightening NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    ... Additionally, higher death rates were observed in diabetics in most cancer types, including pancreatic and liver cancer. What's the cause for this surge in cancer diagnoses among diabetics? Researchers speculate it isn't insulin. Instead, they ...

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  8. FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... substances kill off liver cells, causing scarring of the liver tissue. The virus can cause liver failure and liver cancer, resulting in the need for a liver transplant. For decades, patients had no options but older treatments centered on injections ...

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  9. FDA approves hepatitis C drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Recordpub.com

    ... substances kill off liver cells, causing scarring of the liver tissue. The virus can cause liver failure and liver cancer, resulting in the need for a liver transplant. For decades, patients had no options but older treatments centered on injections ...

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  10. What is liver cancer?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sampan

    Being of Asian American or Pacific Islander ethnicity: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the highest rate of liver cancer in the United States. Patients with higher risk are screened every six months with ultrasounds and alpha-fetoprotein blood tests that can help look for cancer in the liver.

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  11. Everything that Bal put in place we have carried on with! Elena...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Daily Mail

    ... an easy day, although no day has been easy for him since the former British No 1 died on May 4 after battling liver cancer. But downstairs in the gym her legacy lives on, in the form of the children enjoying the simple pleasure of hitting foam balls ...

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  12. FDA approves Viekira Pak to treat hepatitis CRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viekira Pak to treat patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including those with a type of advanced liver disease called cirrhosis. Hepatitis C is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the liver that can lead to reduced liver function, liver failure or liver cancer.

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  13. Three SomaGenics Inc. Publications Demonstrate Successful Inhibition...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | BioSpace

    ... form viral hepatitis for there are currently no specific treatments." HCV is a leading cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure requiring liver transplant. An estimated 170 million people are infected with HCV globally, with 3-4 million ...

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  14. Cancer can't grow if cells can't moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Medical News Today

    By blocking a widespread enzyme, Centenary researchers have shown they can slow down the movement of cells and potentially stop tumours from spreading and growing. Using a new super-resolution microscope they've been able to see single molecules of the enzyme at work in a liver cancer cell line.

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  15. Global life expectancy increases by more than six yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Big News Network.com

    ... due to cardiovascular disease fell 22 percent. At the same time, there was a 125 percent jump in deaths due to liver cancer caused by hepatitis C, a 7 percent increase in pancreatic-cancer deaths and deaths from diabetes climbed 9 percent. ...

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  16. New study highlights importance of generating awareness about HCV testing, support and careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Medical News

    ... and are typically unaware they have HCV until years later after the disease has progressed to cirrhosis, liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma [HCC]), or liver failure. Medical evidence emphasizes HCV screening of at-risk individuals such as ...

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  17. Sky-high drug price has VA rationing new Hep-C drugRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Naval Affairs

    ... $1.3 billion to buy Sovaldi over the next two years to treat mostly patients with advance liver disease or liver cancer, said Michael Valentino, chief consultant for VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services. If VA had an unlimited drug budget, said ...

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  18. New Zealand lags behind Australia in cancer survival ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... New Zealanders' survival gap was more than 10 per cent lower for lung cancer, 14.7 per cent lower for female liver cancer, and 11.6 per cent lower for ovarian cancer. For many cancers the gap had narrowed by five years after diagnosis, but for ...

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  19. High price has VA rationing new hepatitis C drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... $1.3 billion to buy Sovaldi over the next two years to treat mostly patients with advance liver disease or liver cancer, said Michael Valentino, chief consultant for VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services. There's money enough for 25,000 to 30,000 ...

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  20. Preventing Hepatitis C Patients From Being Lost in the Healthcare SystemRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Infection Control Today

    ... and are typically unaware they have HCV until years later after the disease has progressed to cirrhosis, liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma [HCC]), or liver failure. Medical evidence emphasizes HCV screening of at-risk individuals such as ...

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