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TCGA study of liver cancer reveals potential targets for therapy

A comprehensive analysis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, has revealed several genomic changes that may represent new therapeutic targets. The incidence of HCC has risen over the last 20 years and currently has a poor 5-year overall survival rate of approximately 15 percent. There are several known risk factors…

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Liver Cancer

Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. Primary liver cancer starts in the liver. Metastatic liver cancer starts somewhere else and spreads to your liver. Risk factors for primary liver cancer include Having hepatitis B or C Heavy alcohol use Having cirrhosis,…

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