Liver Cancer

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:00am

February 14, known to many as Valentine’s Day, is also World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, an international effort to raise awareness about a very rare but aggressive type of cancer.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:00am
The incidence of liver cancer is increasing, making primary liver (and bile duct) cancer the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Experts attribute this to the high prevalence of fatty liver disease, a condition associated with insulin resistance, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 2:55pm

In April 2016, a “spot” was discovered on Bonnie Hewett’s liver during a pelvic examination. “It was really found by fluke,” says Bonnie. Her internist advised her to have the spot checked out and Bonnie turned to Roswell Park.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 7:25am

While no one wants to think about the big “C” word when faced with an unknown medical ailment, it’s important for patients with abnormalities of the liver to rule out cancer. Prompt, accurate diagnosis is the first step to any successful treatment.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 12:32pm

Boris Kuvshinoff, MD, MBA, and Renuka Iyer, MD, stopped by the Roswellness Radio studios last week to discuss liver cancer. Drs. Kuvshinoff and Iyer explain how the liver functions and why it is such a vital organ.