Posts Tagged ‘hcc’

Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer

Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) affects people of all races and ehtnicities, but the disease is becoming an epidemic for Hispanics in Texas. (FILE, AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma, is the most common type of liver cancer seen in patients in the United States, but…

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Lifestyle cancers soar by 70%

Lifestyle cancers soar by 70% in a decade triggering warning of devastating impact of binge drinking and poor diet Men diagnosed with liver cancer rose by 70% and women 60% in 2002-13 Worrying surge caused by poor Western lifestyle Alcohol, obesity and hepatitis B singled out as main causes of liver cancer  Warning about young…

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What is hepatocellular carcinoma?

What is hepatocellular carcinoma? Hepatocellular carcinoma, also sometimes called hepatoma, is a form of cancer that begins primarily in the liver. It is the most common form of liver cancer, representing about 12,000 cases in the United States annually and 80% of all forms of liver cancers. The cancer is more common in men, African-Americans,…

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New test enables early diagnosis of liver cancer

New test enables early diagnosis of liver cancer  Posted By News On September 20, 2013 – 4:34pm Augusta, Ga. – Researchers have found a way to make early liver cancer show its true colors. They have developed a test that will help pathologists clearly distinguish early liver cancer cells from nearly identical normal liver cells…

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