liver cancer

A drug can cause liver regeneration in Alagille syndrome

For the first time, research led by Associate Professor Duc Dong, Ph.D., demonstrated that a drug can stimulate liver regeneration in Alagille syndrome. Alagille syndrome is caused by a mutation that prevents the formation and regeneration of bile ducts in the liver. It affects over 4,000 babies each year. The patients frequently require a liver […]

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ linked with liver cancer

A chemical called perfluooctane sulfate (PFOS) has been linked to the most common type of liver cancer, a new study indicates. PFOS is used in a wide range of consumer and industrial products, and are referred to as “forever chemicals” because they break down very slowly and accumulate both in the environment and in human […]

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