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Liver Damage Is a Growing Epidemic

According to the American Cancer Society, liver cancer affects an estimated 41,000 Americans each year, and prevalence is rising. Between 2000 and 2016, the annual death toll from liver cancer rose by 43 percent for men and 40 percent for women, killing more than 11,000 people in 2016. The five-year survival rate for localized liver cancer is 31 percent, while regional cancer that has spread to other organs and distant liver cancer have survival rates of just 11 percent and 3 percent respectively.  Read more...

 

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