Cirrhosis is where your liver is severely scarred and permanently damaged. Cirrhosis is caused by many forms of liver disease.
African Americans experience disparities at each phase along the spectrum of chronic liver disease.
Carley Vogel talks about her participation in Hill Week with ALF, and asks that you reach out to lawmakers to ask for prioritized funding and research for liver disease.
The best way to fight liver disease is to avoid it, if at all possible. Here are 13 tried and true ways to achieve liver wellness!
Hepatitis B is a chronic form of Hepatitis that can cause individuals to develop liver complications such as liver cancer, and cirrhosis.
Taking medication at the exact frequency and dosage prescribed is an essential part of managing hepatitis C.
Primary liver cancer begins in the cells of the liver. Secondary liver cancer develops when cancer cells from another part of the body spread to the liver; this type of cancer may also be referred to as metastatic liver cancer.
Your liver can regenerate after surgical removal or injury with as little as 50% of the original liver remaining, making living-donor liver transplants one of the most successful treatments for those suffering from late-stage liver disease.
When someone is diagnosed with liver disease, a medical team focuses on the patient. Thankfully, others work behind the scenes to ensure the patient’s daily care and well-being.
ALF's former Chairman, Dr. James Boyer, Emeritus Director, Yale Liver Center, has received the International Recognition Award from the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL).
Drs. Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice have received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Each were also recipients of the ALF Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award.