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Author Topic: Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Multiple Cancer Types  (Read 129 times)

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Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Multiple Cancer Types
« on: December 07, 2018, 12:46:49 pm »
People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have higher rates of several types of cancer, with the greatest increase seen for liver cancer and other gastrointestinal cancers, according to a report at the AASLD Liver Meeting this week in San Francisco.

“NAFLD may be the driver of increased cancer associated with obesity,” suggested presenter Alina Allen, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “This could change our understanding of the relationship between obesity and cancer.”

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/aasld18-nafld-cancer-risk

 


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