Tag: liver cancer

Patients Cured of HCV Still at High Liver Cancer Risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The burden of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) appears likely to move from patients who currently have hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...

Thousands of Excess Cancers Among American Indians/Alaska Natives, Especially in Southern Plains

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Liver, stomach, kidney, lung, colorectal and female breast cancers have a higher incidence rate among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations...

Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to two Americans and a British-born scientist this morning for the discovery of the hepatitis C...

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Shows Risk Factor Shift

Rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) continue to rise in the United States, but unevenly so given how the incidence has become highest in the Hispanic...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

Sept. 18, 2020 — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazing jurist and the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Friday. She...

RBG’s Cancer Returns; She’s Still Working

July 17, 2020 — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is on a course of chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of...

‘Momentous’ Data for First-Line Combo in Liver Cancer

New clinical data are set to change the treatment landscape for advanced liver cancer. This space has been dominated for a more than a decade...

FDA Approves First Targeted Drug for Bile Duct Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval of a new targeted therapy for use in some patients with cholangiocarcinoma, a rare cancer...