A common cancer

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  • Sunday, 19 Jun 2011

THE liver is the second largest organ in the body, and performs a variety of functions that are vital to life. These include the filtering and processing of blood; bile production; producing proteins, glucose and cholesterol; storing fat-soluble vitamins, glycogen and iron; metabolising drugs, glucose and haemoglobin; and even a role in immunity.

That’s an impressive resume, and it’s safe to say that when something adverse happens to the liver, life as we know it will never be the same.

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