Alcohol-related liver disease increases risk for cancer

Patients with alcohol-related liver disease who survive for at least 1 year after diagnosis are at increased risk for cancer, according to study results.Hannes Hagström, of the division of hepatology at Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden, and colleagues wrote that the association between incident cancer and alcohol-related liver disease (ALD) is not well understood, because patients with ALD are already at increased risk for death and liver-related endpoints.“Given that alcohol per se is considered a risk factor for several cancers including liver, kidney, breast, colorectalRead More

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