NAFLD, alcohol-associated liver disease spurs rise in global liver cancer deaths

LONDON — Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and alcohol-associated liver disease are among the main contributors of increased mortality related to chronic liver disease and liver cancer burden, according to research.“Although viral hepatitis B and C and alcohol liver disease have historically been the drivers of burden of chronic liver disease and liver cancer, NAFLD and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis have increasingly become more prominent,” Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH, president of Inova Health System Center for Liver Diseases, said. “The most recent meta-analysis suggestsRead More

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