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Malaria drug could give hope to Liver Cancer patients

Early research results have found that an over-the-counter malarial drug could have benfits to patients in preventing liver cancer and shrinking established tumours. Scientists at University College London (UCL) have discovered that a commonly-used and …

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Improving the Organ Donation and Transplantation Website

The British Liver Trust is part of the Liver Patients’ Transplant Consortium (LPTC), a partnership of the UK’s liver patient support groups and charities, working together on transplant issues important to patients and their families. …

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Trust launches new App to help people keep on top of their drinking

Stay on top of your drinking with Spruce! Every year we see more and more disturbing statistics about alcohol, usually accompanied by the same old “Booze Britain” headline. Can anything be done to change drinking …

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National Transplant Week

This week is National Transplant Week where NHS Blood and Transplant launch their ‘Spell it out’ campaign to encourage more people to sign up to the organ donor register and, very importantly, let their close …

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Neurological Patient Experience survey

The first  neurological patient experience survey has been launched. The survey is the first of its kind for the neurological community. It aims to collect vital information about the experiences of care received by people …

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Love Your Liver Q&A Videos With Dr Hilary Jones Parts 5-6

In January, the British Liver Trust worked with Health Express to hold a liver health live Q&A with Dr Hilary Jones. The session coincided with the Trust’s Love Your Liver campaign, and was a chance …

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Steep Rise in Liver Cancer Cases

Data released yesterday from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show a major increase in the number of men and women being diagnosed with liver and skin cancer between 2003 and 2012. During that time, …

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New study reveals the costs of low uptake of hepatitis C treatment

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-study-reveals-the-costs-of-low-uptake-of-hepatitis-c-treatment  

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NHS Scotland seeking patients views on Transplantation services

NHS National Services Scotland which plans the transplant services for people who live in Scotland are seeking feedback from transplant recipients on their experience. The aim is to make Scotland one of the best performing …

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Edinburgh Students ideas for liver awareness campaign showcased

The British Liver Trust and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems today are launching an exciting and innovative publication showcasing Edinburgh students’ ideas for an alcohol related liver disease awareness-raising campaign with a youthful and …

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