NASH ‘fastest growing cause' of liver cancer death worldwide
1 month ago - By Healio
Despite global declines in liver cancer mortality attributed to hepatitis B and C, liver cancer mortality rose sharply in the Americas, driven by an increase in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, according to data publishing in Cell Metabolism.
“NASH is the fastest growing cause of hepatocellular carcinoma in the Americas and the fastest growing cause of age-adjusted liver cancer deaths globally,” study co-author Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, professor of medicine, director of hepatology and the NAFLD Research Center, and vice chief of gastroenterology at the University of California, San
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CDC Says More Is Needed to Protect Infants From Hepatitis B
1 month ago - By Medscape
Progress has occurred in reducing maternal-to-child transmission of hepatitis B, a leading cause of liver cancer, but is lagging, particularly in Africa.
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