New Pathway from Liver Cirrhosis to Liver Cancer Discovered

■ Medicine / New Pathway from Liver Cirrhosis to Liver Cancer Discovered A research team led by Yonsei researchers has demonstrated that a certain activated signal promotes the incidence of liver cancer from the initial stage. Patients with liver cirrhosis is a typical risk group of liver cancer. Fibrosis progresses by constant liver damage, and with the loss of liver functions a severe form of liver fibrosis is diagnosed as cirrhosis. Patients with liver cirrhosis have a very high chance of liver cancer. TGF-β signaling is known as a major factor involved in liver cirrhosis, and active in most patients with cirrhosis. Ironically, TGF-β is … Continue reading New Pathway from Liver Cirrhosis to Liver Cancer DiscoveredRead More →