A jab against liver cancer

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  • Sunday, 21 Sep 2014

The majority of those with liver cancer have chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis, and understandably, older patients with longstanding liver disease are more likely to develop the cancer. 

It is also the seventh most commonly diagnosed cancer in adult women and the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths. In most cases, it is an aggressive tumour that occurs in the setting of underlying chronic liver disease.

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