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An aspirin a day may keep liver cancer away, say researchers

An aspirin a day may keep liver cancer away, say researchers

A new study presented this week at The Liver MeetingĀ® — held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases — found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B virusā€related liver cancer. Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver. HBV can be contracted […]

New tools help surgeons find liver tumors, not nick blood vessels

New tools help surgeons find liver tumors, not nick blood vessels

The liver is a particularly squishy, slippery organ, prone to shifting both deadly tumors and life-preserving blood vessels by inches between the time they’re discovered on a CT scan and when the patient is lying on an operating room table. Surgeons can swab the exposed liver lightly on the surface with a special stylus, capturing […]