Archive | Liver Disease

Risk Factors for Colorectal Liver Metastases

As the third-most-commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the United States, colorectal cancer is a life-threatening and dangerous disease that can quickly spread to nearby organs through portal circulation. For the purpose of removing tumors, preventing growth and eradicating the cancer, two-thirds of colorectal patients undergo colectomies or colon resections, surgical procedures that remove parts […]

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How Do You Keep Your Liver Healthy?

Have you ever thought about the health of your liver?  If you have experienced any sort of liver disease, the answer to this question is probably yes. However, if you lead a relatively healthy lifestyle, have no symptoms related to liver disease, and have not experienced any type of trauma that may have damaged your […]

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6 Early Signs You May Have Liver Damage

Although oftentimes stereotypically linked directly to a poor diet or excessive alcohol consumption, the truth is there are over 100 different types of known liver disease that can damage the liver of those as young as infancy all the way through old age. From severe infections to genetic disorders, liver disease is a serious medical […]

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The Link Between Alcohol and Cancer Death

Stay away from alcohol and you run a higher risk of heart attack and ischemic stroke.  Excessively drink, which, according to the National Institutes of Health, is 12-15 drinks weekly, and you run a higher risk of developing breast, upper gastrointestinal, colorectal or liver cancer.                                                                                                                                       So how much alcohol should you drink? Unfortunately, limiting your […]

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