July 01, 2014: Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

May 27, 2014: Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

May 07, 2014: Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

May 07, 2014: Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
Simple tests for people with scarring of the liver spot tumors early, researchers report

May 05, 2014: Study Finds Steroids May Not Be Helpful After Infant Liver Surgery
Evidence points to more complications with the drugs

April 09, 2014: Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

March 25, 2014: Distance From VA Liver Transplant Center May Affect Vets' Survival
Living more than 100 miles away cuts odds of success, study finds

March 24, 2014: Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer: Study
Therapy kills small vessels that feed liver tumors linked to breast cancer's spread

March 03, 2014: Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
Many aren't aware they carry the liver-destroying virus, experts say

January 15, 2014: Most With Hepatitis C May Soon Find Hope in New Treatments
Two studies suggest pill cocktails may one day replace injections altogether

December 09, 2013: Kids' Liver Transplant Success Varies by Race, Research Shows
Whites much more likely to survive than blacks, study finds

December 09, 2013: New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA
Taken as a pill once a day, it could make treatment for millions easier, more effective

October 24, 2013: Study: Coffee Might Lower Risk of Liver Cancer
Review suggests it was associated with a 40 percent drop in risk of most common form of disease

October 09, 2013: Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients
Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

August 27, 2013: New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C
NIH study focused largely on black patients, who haven't fared as well with current treatments

July 17, 2013: Tylenol-Induced Liver Failure Presents Own Set of Problems: Study
Poorer mental, physical health reported by overdose survivors compared to other liver failure patients

July 03, 2013: First Organ Grown From Stem Cells Alone: Report
Researchers say their advance, with livers for mice, may one day increase availability of human transplants

May 24, 2013: High Cadmium Levels May Raise Risk for Dying From Liver Disease: Study
Tobacco smoke most common source of exposure to heavy metal, researchers add

May 17, 2013: HIV No Barrier to Getting Liver Transplant, Study Finds
Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer

April 16, 2013: Scarring May Raise Death Risk From Fatty Liver Disease
Study looked at liver condition not tied to alcoholism

February 11, 2013: Vaccine With Drug Payload Shows Promise Against Tumors
Liver cancer patients on higher dose of medication lived twice as long as those on lower dose

December 25, 2012: Patient Survival Rises When Drugs Suppress Hepatitis C in Blood: Study
Risk of death was 4 times lower if the virus stayed at undetectable levels for 6 months, researchers found

October 30, 2012: Quality of Life After Cancer May Depend on Tumor Type
Certain types leave survivors with worse mental and physical well-being, study finds

October 23, 2012: Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C May Thwart Liver Cancer
Incidence halved by treatment, study finds

September 19, 2012: Low-Cost, Speedy Liver Test in Development
Third World nations would benefit from the paper-based system, researchers say

September 11, 2012: 'Excellent' Survival Seen for Liver Transplant From Live Donor
Nearly three-quarters in Japanese study were alive after 10 years

September 11, 2012: Swallowed Toothpicks Can Lead to Big Trouble, Experts Warn
One woman suffered blood poisoning but recovered after surgery

August 16, 2012: Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: CDC
Most people who are infected don't know it, agency noted

August 13, 2012: Two Antibiotics Linked to Liver Injury in Elderly
But while serious, these cases are relatively rare, study says

June 14, 2012: Liver Transplantation No Bar to Successful Pregnancy
Researchers say rate of live births even tops that of general population

June 08, 2012: Tylenol Overdose Can Be Deadly for a Child
Doctors, pharmacists urged to educate parents about possible hazards

May 31, 2012: Hepatitis B Infection Rates in U.S. Higher Than Thought
Study finds majority of cases are foreign-born residents

May 23, 2012: Patients May Receive Too Much Acetaminophen in Hospital
Use of drugs such as Tylenol, Percocet can exceed recommended daily dose, study finds

May 22, 2012: Hepatitis C Causing Liver Damage in Greater Numbers: Study
An additional 300,000 Americans could develop advanced liver disease from the virus by 2015

May 22, 2012: U.S. Liver Transplants Declining
Some livers available for transplant are discarded because they're not healthy enough, study finds

May 18, 2012: Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC
Undetected disease can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, agency notes

May 04, 2012: Screening for Other Health Problems May Aid COPD Survival
Cancers, heart conditions, diabetes among the diseases that were linked to study patient deaths

April 02, 2012: Diabetes Drug Metformin Might Also Help Fight Cancer
People taking it seemed to fare better when faced with prostate, pancreatic tumors, studies found

February 06, 2012: Certain Cancer Drugs May Have Fatal Side Effects: Analysis
Risk is very small, but doctors, patients should be made aware, investigators say

November 23, 2011: Too Much Acetaminophen Over Time May Damage Liver
'Staggered overdoses' are difficult for doctors to spot, researchers say

November 01, 2011: Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds
But benefits still far outweigh the risk, say experts

November 01, 2011: Hepatitis May Lurk at Barbershops, Nail Salons
Better training, tighter controls needed to reduce infection risk, researcher says

October 06, 2011: Steve Jobs, Visionary Leader of Apple Inc., Dies at 56
Prognosis for his rare form of pancreatic cancer was poor

August 25, 2011: Steve Jobs Faces Uphill Battle Against Cancer: Experts
Prognosis for rare neuroendocrine disease is poor, doctors say

June 23, 2011: New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C
Adding Incivek to standard therapy also cut treatment time in half, researchers say

June 02, 2011: Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Alcohol, Study Finds
Moderate amounts of red wine had no ill effect and even improved cholesterol levels, researchers say

May 23, 2011: FDA Approves Another New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
Incivek cleared body of the liver-damaging virus faster than older meds in trials

May 18, 2011: FDA Advisers Urge Infant Doses for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers
Would better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

May 17, 2011: FDA Panels to Weigh Dosing Labels for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers
Might better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

May 14, 2011: FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
Victrelis appears to clear the body of the liver-damaging virus quicker than standard medicines