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  1. DDW 2015/EASL 2015: Statins Associated with Lower Risk of Death and Liver DecompensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | HIV and Hepatitis

    Hepatitis C patients with liver cirrhosis were significantly less likely to progress to decompensated disease and less likely to die if they used statins to control blood cholesterol, according to an analysis of U.S. veterans presented at the Digestive Disease Week meeting this week in Washington, DC, and at the European Association for the Study of the Liver 50th International Liver Congress last month in Vienna. Another recent study found that statins were associated with better response to hepatitis C treatment and lower risk of liver cancer.

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  2. Today is Hepatitis Testing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | HIV and Hepatitis

    ... Over years or decades chronic hepatitis B and C can lead to severe liver disease including cirrhosis and liver cancer. Viral hepatitis is a leading indication for liver transplants in the U.S. and worldwide. Hepatitis B -- along with hepatitis A, ...

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  3. Monash University-led researchers call for HCV patients to gain improved access to effective drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Medical News

    ... just one year, there will be an extra 900 liver related deaths, 800 new cases of cirrhosis and 500 new cases of liver cancer. These staggering numbers double if we wait for two years," he said. "During this decade, the therapy should become the norm ...

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  4. Medical researchers call for more govt fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Nation

    ... also the first team in the region to concentrate on this subject, he said. According to TRF, Thai research on liver cancer and cholangiocarcinoma is also world class. However, he said a lack of funding was still a huge problem for medical ...

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  5. Dr. Thenral Mangadu: Are you at risk for Hepatitis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | El Paso Times

    ... States have chronic hepatitis B or hepatitis C and about 15,000 Americans die from viral hepatitis related liver cancer or chronic liver disease every year. A person can get hepatitis A most commonly by eating food or drinking water contaminated ...

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  6. Annual EGR 5K Walk Honors Loved OnesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... participated in the walk for the second year in a row to honor her mother, Karen Baker, who passed away from liver cancer over a year ago. Karen went through several months of intensive chemo treatment before deciding to start specialized care with ...

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  7. Rural area drug addictions influencing hepatitis C spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Philly.com

    ... know it. And though chronic infections can eventually cause fatigue and depression, the most serious effects, liver cancer and cirrhosis, may not show up for two or three decades. Drugs that can effectively cure the disease with few side effects ...

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  8. People with hepatitis C have higher cancer rates, even when excluding liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Aidsmap

    Hepatitis C patients in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health maintenance organization had significantly increased cancer rates compared to members without HCV infection, researchers reported at the European Association for the Study of the Liver 50th International Liver Congress last month in Vienna. This remained the case even after accounting for liver cancer, which showed the greatest excess risk.

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  9. Sofosbuvir-based therapy effective for hepatitis C patients with decompensated cirrhosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Aidsmap

    ... had a history of decompensation (when the liver can no longer carry out its vital functions) and 17% had liver cancer. Patients were treated with either sofosbuvir and ribavirin (n=76), sofosbuvir plus simeprevir (n=108), or sofosbuvir plus ...

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  10. Highly competitive geographic areas have a higher annual number of liver transplantsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Medical News Today

    ... is a life-saving operation for many patients who have end-stage liver disease because of hepatitis , primary liver cancer , alcoholism , or hepatitis associated with obesity . The five-year survival rate for patients who undergo the procedure is 75 ...

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  11. Apricus Biosciences Upgraded at ZacksRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... MycoVa for onychomycosis excluding tinea pedis ( NASDAQ:APRI ), RayVa for Raynaud's Syndrome and PrevOnco for liver cancer. To get a free copy of the research report on Apricus Biosciences (APRI), click here . For more information about research ...

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  12. Limit your alcohol consumptionRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Fort Francis Times

    ... your risk for serious injury and for a variety of chronic illnesses later in life, including breast cancer, liver cancer, colon/rectal cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cirrhosis of the liver. Drinking is a personal choice but ...

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  13. Baby-Boomers Encouraged to Get Tested for HepatitisRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | State of Maine

    ... or feeling sick. If left untreated, Hepatitis C can lead to serious liver damage including cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplant in the United States. Symptoms of Hepatitis C include fever, fatigue and loss ...

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  14. Blocking a metabolic pathway may shrink aggressive form of common kidney cancerRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Stanford

    ... near term, we can test whether blocking glutamine metabolism is a viable approach for people with Myc-dependent liver cancer." Felsher shares senior authorship of the study, which was published online May 11 in the Proceedings of the National ...

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  15. Woman With Hep C Sues Insurance Over Alleged Drug DenialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Patch.com

    A woman sued Anthem Blue Cross Friday, alleging the insurer is wrongfully refusing to pay for a new drug regimen that could help her in her battle against Hepatitis C. Shima Andre is seeking unspecified damages on allegations of breach of contract and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress. Hepatitis C is a liver disease that can lead to potentially fatal complications, including severe liver damage, infections, cirrhosis and liver cancer.

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  16. Research leads way for noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Medical News

    Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such as cirrhosis and liver fibrosis. More than 700,000 people are diagnosed with liver cancer each year.

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  17. Georgia State research paves way for early detection of liver cancerRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Medical News Today

    Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such as cirrhosis and liver fibrosis. More than 700,000 people are diagnosed with liver cancer each year.

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  18. At absolutely no cost to you, AHN says the screenings could save your life.Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Almanac

    ... not typically offered to patients for free, like HIV and hepatitis C screens. “Hepatitis C can lead to liver cancer, and HIV increases a person's risk for a number of cancers,” he said. Those tests require either a cheek swab or blood ...

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  19. Hepatitis Testing Day on May 19Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Cross Roads News

    ... to a chronic, or lifelong, infection that can cause serious health problems including liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death. Most people with chronic hepatitis don't know they're infected and can live with the disease for decades ...

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  20. Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Using Cord Blood to Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KSFY

    ... "We actually found out that we were expecting a baby on the day that my dad had his first chemo treatment for liver cancer." said LaGrande Woods. That was just the beginning. A few weeks later, cancer struck again as a close family friend of ...

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