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Introduction: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of primary liver cancer, and are most prevalent in people born 1945-1965. Relatively little information is available for liver cancer prevention, compared to other cancers. In this review, we provide a summary of current promising public
Purpose: As of 2016, an estimated 15.5 million cancer survivors were living in the United States and the number of cancer survivors is expected to increase to 20.3 million by 2026. Numerous clinical studies have shown that comorbidities, such as obesity and diabetes, and unhealthy lifestyle choices, such as physical inactivity and heavy smoking, negatively
Background & aims: The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is an alternative to colonoscopy and can increase overall screening for colorectal cancer (CRC). However, little is known about the frequency of and reasons for mishandled FIT samples. Methods: We performed a prospective study, nested within a randomized controlled trial of patients, recruited from December 2015 through
The Cori cycle (also known as the lactic acid cycle) is a biochemical pathway that is used to deal with the excess lactate produced by muscle cells. During muscular activity, muscle feeds on glucose molecules to produce pyruvate via glycolysis. If oxygen is present, pyruvate is then shuttled into the Krebs cycle via pyruvate dehydrogenase.
10 Things You Can Do to Manage COVID-19 at Home Take steps to lower your risk of getting sick with COVID-19. This video shows some things you should do. Call your doctor right away if you get a fever or feel sick during your chemotherapy treatment. People with cancer who are treated with chemotherapy are more