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The Protein Interaction Between Interleukin-6 and APOBEC3 Provides Insight into Liver Cancer Treatment

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The Protein Interaction Between Interleukin-6 and APOBEC3 Provides Insight into Liver Cancer Treatment

Liver cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related death worldwide, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for more than 90% of those cases.  HCC is the sixth most common type of cancer in the world, the fifth most common in males (7.5%) and the ninth most common in females (3.4%). Each year, approximately 78,200 new cases of HCC are diagnosed, and the occurrence of HCC is likely to increase over the next 10 to 20 years. New research,…

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New Testing Method Could Require Fewer Biopsies for Cancer Patients

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biopsies for cancer patients

For a cancer patient, the biopsy is a way of life. During regular screenings after the initial cancer diagnosis, and for years (or even a lifetime) to follow, oncologists rely on the biopsy – a surgical procedure typically done in an exploratory fashion to chart cell mutation – in order to look for any changes to the existing cancer, or presence of the disease in other areas. While it’s a necessary evil, the biopsy is invasive and requires a few…

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