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Risk factors for primary liver cancer
About 21,000 Americans are diagnosed with primary liver cancer each year. One of the few cancers on the rise in the United States, it’s about twice as common in men than in women. Risk factors include other liver diseases, mainly cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease…

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ALF Raises Awareness About Liver Cancer in October

November 2, 2018 Each October, the American Liver Foundation helps to raise awareness about liver cancer with a media campaign during Liver Cancer Awareness Month. This year, we placed 30-second radio ads in New York ...

Facebook Live Presentation: End Stage Liver Disease

Click here to watch the recorded presentation (must be logged in to Facebook) Dr. Caroline Jouhourian, a gastroenterologist from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, MA, will join our own Lindsay Ventura, Community Outreach and ...

Liver Cancer Awareness Month 2017

It’s October, and that means it’s Liver Cancer Awareness Month! For the fourth year in a row, the American Liver Foundation has partnered with Bayer Healthcare for a public awareness campaign. The efforts aim to ...

Liver Disease Statistics

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 86.4 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime. 70.1 percent reported that ...

Q&A About Liver Cancer

The American Liver Foundation reached out to top doctors Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, and Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD., to get answers to the most commonly asked liver cancer questions ...

Are You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

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6 Things You Should Know About Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is the growth and spread of unhealthy cells in the liver. Cancer that starts in the liver is primary liver cancer. Cancer that spreads to the liver from another organ is metastatic liver cancer. Risk ...

Managing Liver Disease

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: Managing Liver Disease ...

Managing Medications

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our second poster of the month: Managing Medications ...

What is Disease Management?

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our first poster of the month: What is Disease Management? ...

Managing Medications with Liver Disease

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our webinar of the month: Managing Medications with Liver Disease ...

Liver Cancer on the Rise

New Comprehensive Study Shows Overall Cancer Deaths Down, With Liver Cancer as the Concerning Exception Recently, the National Cancer Institute released its Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. Alarmingly, the report ...

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month: Are You at Risk?

Liver cancer strikes 33,000 Americans annually, according to the American Cancer Society and it is expected that 23,000 Americans will die as a result of liver cancer this year. The incidence of liver cancer has ...

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