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Liver cancer linked to metabolic syndrome

(UPI) Metabolic syndrome, conditions which increase heart disease and diabetes risk, may also increase liver cancer risk, U.S. researchers suggest…
The study found people with metabolic syndrome may be at increased risk of developing … two types of liver cancer.
"The prognosis for liver cancer is only marginally better than the prognosis for pancreatic cancer, with a five-year survival of approximately 10 percent," [Katherine] McGlynn says in a statement. "Prognosis is more favorable, however, when liver cancers are diagnosed at early stages when they are small and localized to the liver."
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