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The liver, a fertile soil for metastases

The metastases of several types of cancers often take root within the liver, a phenomenon which is generally associated with a low level of survival. Recent work suggests that this preferential localization is caused by the pro-inflammatory action of hepatic cells which create a welcoming environment ideal for the establishment and growth of metastases. Download the column

2019-05-31T13:54:59-04:0027-May-2019|Tags: , , , |

Broccoli, Protector of the Liver

Several studies have clearly established that cruciferous vegetables – and broccoli in particular – are amongst the plants which are most important for preventing cancer. Some recent results indicate that this vegetable also prevents the accumulation of fat in the region of the liver, another important factor in cancer risk. Download this column

2016-03-28T13:00:00-04:0028-Mar-2016|Tags: , , , |