New drug may improve liver cancer therapy

By EASL August 06,2018

Researchers from many international institutions have teamed up to design a more effective drug for liver cancer therapy. Their compound may help improve survival rates and reduce adverse effects. Hepatocellular carcinoma, or primary liver cancer, tends to grow and expand at a fast rate. If it is not caught early, this means that people who have been diagnosed with it may not survive longer than 11 months. In an effort to improve liver cancer treatment, researchers from the Cancer Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore in Queenstown have come together with colleagues from other global institutions to develop a new experimental drug, which they call "FFW." 

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