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New insights into how fatty liver disease progresses to cancer

20:00 EDT 5 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(Experimental Biology) The buildup of fat in the liver known as fatty liver disease sometimes leads to hard-to-treat liver cancer. Scientists don't understand why the cancer risk is higher for fatty liver disease caused by excessive alcohol consumption than for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, which is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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