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Liver cancer is on the rise in the United States, but less-invasive laparoscopic surgery is easing treatment for some patients. Cancer of the liver is becoming more common due to such factors as hepatitis C, as well as another condition called non-alcohol fatty liver disease. Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer. … Read More
Impressive new oral therapies are now available to combat hepatitis C infections, a growing problem for the baby boomer generation. New oral medications will hit the market over the next 12 to 24 months to join a growing list of available therapies. In some cases, taking once-a-day pills for as little as eight weeks will … Read More