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Infant with Deadly Leukemia Saved by Drug for Adult Liver Cancer

September 12, 2019

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have successfully treated a months-old infant with a rare childhood leukemia using a targeted…
Statins can prevent liver cancer

August 22, 2019

Fat-soluble statins can prevent liver cancer and reduce mortality in patients with chronic viral hepatitis. These are findings…
Treatment target pinpointed for liver cancer in young adults

July 4, 2019

New findings show how a genetically aberrant, fused protein promotes a rare form of liver cancer in adolescents…
Preclinical Data Shows Combination Immunotherapy Could Stop Liver Cancer Growth

March 18, 2019

Even as overall cancer incidence and mortality decrease in the United States, the number of people diagnosed with…
Anti-Rejection Drug Could be Repurposed to Treat Cancer

February 7, 2019

Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in animal models and patient tissues has identified a new molecular…
Drug Hobbles Deadly Liver Cancer by Stifling Protein Production

January 16, 2019

In laboratory experiments, UC San Francisco researchers successfully beat back the growth of aggressive liver cancers using a…
Drug sponge could minimize side effects of cancer treatment

January 11, 2019

With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent…
Evidence Grows for Positive Impact of Aspirin

October 11, 2018

The results of a study led by Harvard Medical School researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital support evidence…
Scientists caution that a rare childhood liver cancer can spread to the brain

March 20, 2018

A surprising finding by Rockefeller University scientists about a rare liver cancer’s behavior could lead to more comprehensive…
Similarities found in cancer initiation in kidney, liver, stomach, pancreas

February 26, 2018

Recent research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis demonstrated that mature cells in the stomach…
How Chronic Inflammation Tips the Balance of Immune Cells to Promote Liver Cancer

November 9, 2017

Study explains success of some types of cancer immunotherapy, provides new targets for the development of additional immunotherapies.…
Team discovers how liver cancer cells survive

October 13, 2017

A Keck School of Medicine of USC research team has identified how liver cancer stem cells survive. This…
Putting it to the test

August 26, 2017

It’s estimated that about 788,000 people worldwide died of liver cancer in 2015, the second-leading cause of cancer…
Coffee is not as bad as we are lead to believe – it may actually help preventing cancer

May 30, 2017

People love coffee. It helps us waking up and becomes a treat after a long working day. However,…
Drinking more coffee could reduce liver cancer risk, suggests study

May 30, 2017

Drinking more coffee could reduce the risk of developing the most common form of primary liver cancer, according…
Deworming Pill May Be Effective in Treating Liver Cancer

March 30, 2017

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a cancer associated with underlying liver disease and cirrhosis that often only becomes symptomatic when…
Interferon-beta producing stem cell-derived immune cell therapy on liver cancer

March 28, 2017

All causes of the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), are not yet known, but…
Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

February 8, 2016

An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells…
Scientists synthesize nanoparticles that can deliver tumor suppressors to damaged livers

January 26, 2016

UT Southwestern Medical Center chemists have successfully used synthetic nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapies to diseased livers with…
Scientists root out the ‘bad seeds’ of liver cancer

January 7, 2016

Researchers have found the “bad seeds” of liver cancer and believe they could one day reprogram them to…
Studying cancer DNA in blood may help personalize treatment in liver cancer

November 2, 2015

Fragments of cancer DNA circulating in a patient’s bloodstream could help doctors deliver more personalized treatment for liver…
Scientists reveal part of mechanism behind liver cancer

October 29, 2015

Scientists around the globe are trying to develop effective therapies to treat cancer. Ultimate goal is to cure…
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy linked with liver cancer

August 14, 2015

In a new study of more than 125,000 pregnant women in Sweden, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy found…
New Penn Center Will Investigate the Physics of Cancer Via $10M NIH Grant

July 3, 2015

Investigators at a new University of Pennsylvania research center will focus on key physical principles that underpin cancer’s…
New evidence for how a rare form of liver cancer arises

April 2, 2015

In the 1970s, epidemiologists found that workers in factories using vinyl chloride, the key ingredient for PVC plastics,…
More accurate tool to predict whether liver cancer will recur in transplant patients

March 12, 2015

UCLA transplant researchers have developed a novel method to more accurately calculate the risk of disease recurring in…
New liver cancer target is a protein that accelerates inflammation

December 31, 2014

Hepatitis, alcohol consumption, even obesity can produce chronic inflammation in the liver and set the stage for cancer.…
The thunder god vine, assisted by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer treatment

August 27, 2014

Targeted therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma using nanotechnology Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the second leading cause of cancer-associated death…
Researchers discover unusual genetic mutation linked to adolescent liver cancer

March 4, 2014

In the race for better treatments and possible cures, rare diseases are often left behind. In a collaboration…
Researchers Identify Liver Cancer Progenitor Cells Before Tumors Become Visible

October 21, 2013

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have isolated and…
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