Post Profile

How liver cancer develops

(University of Zurich) Researchers at the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have discovered a major mechanism in the development of liver cancer. In chronic liver diseases, damaged cells die off and are replaced by new ones over a period of years. As time goes on, DNA damage accumulates, furthering the development of cancer. The caspase-8 enzyme plays an important dual role in this process.
read more


Related Posts

Genetic Variant Linked To Development Of Liver Cancer In Hepatitis C Virus Carriers

Health : Medical News Today

A genome-wide study by researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital and Sapporo-Kosei General Hospital has identified a genetic variant associated with the development of liver cancer in chroni...

Cell Discovery Challenges Dogma on How Fetus Develops; Holds Insights for Liver Cancer and Regeneration

Health : Newswise Medical News

A Mount Sinai-led research team has discovered a new kind of stem cell that can become either a liver cell or a cell that lines liver blood vessels, according to a study published today in the journal Stem Cell Reports.

Georgia State Research Paves Way for Early Detection of Liver Cancer

Health : Newswise Medical News

Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such as cirrhosis and liver fibrosis.

New Technology Developed at UH Seidman Cancer Center May Standardize Sickle Cell Disease Screenings for Infants in Developing Countries

Health : Newswise Medical News

Researchers from Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine presented new research findings this weekend at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of ...

Trigger for fatty liver in obesity

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(University of Zurich) Morbid obesity affects the liver: almost one-third of all adults suffer from chronic fatty liver disease, which can lead to infections and even trigger cancer. Researchers at the University Children's Hospital...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC