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U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s

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It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

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Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk

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Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

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Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer

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First approved treatment for this disease in years
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Segment V Liver Resection

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Source: BroadcastMed - Video - University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, 08/20/2015

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

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Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say
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Ascites: A Common Problem in People with Cirrhosis

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Source: American College of Gastroenterology

Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)

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Source: Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology - Video

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer

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And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say
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Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later

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Study found risk increased as weight went up
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Research Areas: Liver Disease

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Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIH