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Cancer of the Liver and Biliary Tract

Sherri Stuver and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary liver cancer encompasses hepatocellular carcinoma (>90%), cholangiocarcinoma (<10%), and some other rare histologic types. Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most common cancers in ... More


Becoming Chinese American

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details Wong's later years, occasional film roles and television series, The Gallery of Madam Liu Tsong in 1951, other small parts in television and radio. It talks about her personal ... More


Liver and pancreatic tumours

Patrick Maisonneuve

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the link between alcohol consumption and liver and pancreatic cancer. Alcohol is known to promote inflammation of both the liver and the pancreas, leading to liver cirrhosis ... More


Liver disease

Michael H. Miller, Frank Sullivan, and John F. Dillon

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol-related liver disease (ALD) represents a spectrum of liver damage caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The spectrum ranges from reversible fatty liver through to alcoholic hepatitis, ... More


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