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  1. New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research findsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | SeacoastOnline

    ... Among the nation's baby boomers, the new medications are likely to avert hundreds of thousands of cases of liver cancer and dramatically reduce the number of liver transplants. Americans age 50 to 68 account for roughly 75 percent of HCV infections ...

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  2. Mechanism helps explain persistence of hepatitis C virusRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Medical News Today

    ... could be a therapeutic target against hepatitis C, the leading cause of liver transplants and a major cause of liver cancer in the U.S. "Our study tells us the story of how the hepatitis C virus causes liver disease," said Aleem Siddiqui, PhD, ...

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  3. Murdock: Red Tape Stymies a Fight Against Liver DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | National Review Online

    Left unchecked, it can devolve into fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure.

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  4. Tennis aces pledge to 'Rally for Bally'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Sunday Herald

    ... the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and the Elena Baltacha Academy of Tennis. Baltacha has been diagnosed with liver cancer and is currently receiving treatment. She appeared frail when she arrived at Los Angeles airport on Tuesday. Judy Murray, the ...

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  5. Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicineRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Reuters

    ... alive long enough for testing and analysisa to see for example, if a drug that proves effective in treating liver cancer, has any adverse affect on the heart or kidneys. But Wikswo says one crucial goal of the research is to design a system that's ...

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  6. Deaths from viral hepatitis surpass HIV/AIDS in many countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Science Blog

    ... and Melbourne Health, and was presented at The International Liver Congress in London earlier this month. "Liver cancer is the fastest increasing cause of cancer deaths in Australia, increasing each year by 5 per cent, so by more than seventy people ...

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  7. VA, California Panels Urge Costly Hepatitis C Drugs For Sickest PatientsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | GantDaily.com

    ... it may cause chronic liver disease in 60 to 70 percent of patients and lead to death from cirrhosis or liver cancer in 1 to 5 percent, according to the California report. The virus is spread mainly by intravenous drug use. But many people were ...

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  8. BioAlliance Pharma and Topotarget Merger Forms New Orphan Oncology CompanyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Biopharm

    ... late-stage development. Livatag (doxorubicin Transdrug) is currently in a phase III clinical trial in primary liver cancer. Validive (clonidine Lauriad) was granted Fast Track Designation by FDA for the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis ...

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  9. Childhood Obesity May Raise Odds of Adult Liver CancerRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | Revolution Health

    ... carcinoma. This was consistently similar across both genders and all ages. Other factors associated with liver cancer include alcoholism , infection by hepatitis B and C, and other liver diseases. But the study results did not change when ...

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  10. Ready For A Rebound? Gilead's $1000 PillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Seeking Alpha

    ... note that although the drug is expensive, Hep C left untreated could cost health insurance companies far more. Liver cancer and a liver transplant are both possible outcomes. Remember, this is a cure; not an ongoing treatment for a chronic ...

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  11. Healthy Wednesday: Roseburg woman struggles with rare liver cancer, big medical billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | The News-Review

    She did not know it, but she had a rare form of cancer growing in her liver. It was not until a 22-year-old niece visited that Miller realized she needed to see a doctor.

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  12. Branched-chain amino acids in liver diseases.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | CiteULike

    ... regeneration of hepatocytes, and insulin resistance. They have also been shown to inhibit the proliferation of liver cancer cells in vitro, and are essential for lymphocyte proliferation and dendritic cell maturation. In patients with advanced ...

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  13. Sirtex Medical Inc. Reports 25.8 Percent Dose Sales Growth of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Hispanic Business

    ... Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT), also known as radioembolization, is a proven technology for inoperable liver cancer that delivers doses of radiation directly to the site of tumors. In a minimally invasive treatment, millions of radioactive ...

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  14. Bristol-Myers Squibb Presents Phase III Data Demonstrating that...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Hispanic Business

    ... percent of people with chronic hepatitis C will develop cirrhosis; of those, up to 25 percent may progress to liver cancer. About HCV Portfolio Bristol-Myers Squibb's research efforts are focused on advancing late-stage compounds to deliver the most ...

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  15. Assembly Pharmaceuticals and BioCrossroads Announce Investment to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Hispanic Business

    HBV is an underappreciated global epidemic with more than 350 million people worldwide chronically infected, including two million in the U.S. Chronic HBV causes cirrhosis and liver failure, and it is a leading cause of liver cancer.

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  16. Bristol-Myers Squibb Submits NDAs for Daclatasvir and Asunaprevir to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Hispanic Business

    ... percent of people with chronic hepatitis C will develop cirrhosis; of those, up to 25 percent may progress to liver cancer. About HCV Portfolio Bristol-Myers Squibb's research efforts are focused on advancing late-stage compounds to deliver the most ...

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  17. The gift of life: Young cancer patient thankful for double lung transplantRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... donor family to thank for every breath she now takes. Johnson was 14 years old when she was diagnosed with liver cancer. But the treatable disease came with a costly side effect; eight months of chemotherapy severely damaged her lungs. "It was to ...

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  18. Pub night raises $7,000 for family of Langley baby fighting cancerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Langley Times

    Nine-month-old Chloe is undergoing chemotherapy for liver cancer. A family friend recently held a pub night fundraiser in support of the Langley child's parents.

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  19. Sofosbuvir + ribavirin is safe and effective for people with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Aidsmap

    ... had encephalopathy. People with severe anaemia, high bilirubin, low creatinine clearance, low platelets or liver cancer were excluded, as were liver transplant recipients. Half of the participants were randomly assigned to receive sofosbuvir (400mg ...

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  20. BioAlliance Pharma And TopoTarget A/S To Merge To Form Orphan Oncology PowerhouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | BioSpace

    ... products in late-stage development -- Livatag(R) is currently in a pivotal phase III clinical trial in primary liver cancer, with potential estimated sales of 800 million euros and patent protection until 2032 -- Validive(R), the second most ...

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