Liver Disease

Prognostic Nutritional Index May Be Associated With Survival in HCC

September 24th 2021, 4:45pm


Researchers argue that Onodera’s prognostic nutritional index, calculated by lymphocytes and serum albumin to determine nutritional and immune status, is a straightforward method for use among patients undergoing liver surgery.

Predicting Which Patients Will Develop HCC After HCV Treatment

September 19th 2021, 3:00pm


Patients who are treated with direct-acting antivirals to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) are still at risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Liver Cancer Rising in Rural Parts of the United States

September 19th 2021, 12:57am


Although some cancers are falling for rural US residents, liver cancer is on the rise, a new study has found.

Patients With Chronic Liver Diseases Have High Risk of More Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

September 14th 2021, 12:45pm


Patients with chronic liver diseases have been at a high risk of more severe COVID-19 outcomes, but the pandemic has meant the management of these diseases has received less attention.

Poorly Differentiated Tumor Size Linked to Worse Prognosis in HCC, Study Finds

September 11th 2021, 3:15pm


Investigators examined medical records spanning 3 decades to look at the effect of poorly differentiated tumor size on outcomes in survival in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Children, Adolescents Considered Obese May Have Greater Risk of NAFLD

September 9th 2021, 3:00pm


This new study from investigators at Tel Aviv University looked at predictors of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among children and adolescents considered obese, because its predictors are not well known in this group.

Multidisciplinary Approach Important for Successful HCC Care

September 4th 2021, 4:30pm


Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is challenging to diagnose and has an evolving treatment landscape, which makes a multidisciplinary approach to care important to ensure high-quality care and the best patient outcomes.

Study Underscores the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on HCC Prognosis

September 3rd 2021, 4:00pm


Research shows how socioeconomic status can affect prognosis among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Analysis Reveals Negative Mental Health Among Those With HCC Diagnosis

August 28th 2021, 3:00pm


Results of a score-matched analysis showed individuals with hepatocellular cancer reported poor mental health as time progressed after diagnosis.

Liquid Biopsy to Detect Early-Stage Liver Cancer Shows Higher Sensitivity, Specificity

August 26th 2021, 8:24pm


Researchers said the blood test offers an earlier warning of hepatocellular carcinoma than current methods.