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NICE gives green light to the first ‘first-line’ liver cancer treatment in over a decade

British Liver Trust has today welcomed the announcement that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the liver cancer drug Lenvima® (lenvatinib) for …

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Love Your Liver Roadshow to visit liver disease hot spots in Wales

One in five adults in Wales may be walking around with liver disease and be completely unaware because there are usually no symptoms in the …

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Charity calls for action following alarming rise in liver cancer mortality in the UK

As Liver Cancer Awareness month comes to an end, the British Liver Trust, the UK’s leading liver health charity, is calling for greater awareness of …

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Liver disease to be major plenary session at 2018 RCGP Annual Conference & Exhibition

As part of our partnership with the RCGP, the British Liver Trust has secured a major plenary session about liver disease at their annual conference. …

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New Scottish Alcohol and Drugs strategy

The Scottish Government have published a draft version of the new, combined drugs and alcohol strategy document ‘All Together Now: Our strategy to address the harms …

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New ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation in England announced by ministers

The British Liver Trust welcomes plans for a new opt-out system for organ donation in England.  The plans, which are expected to come into effect …

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Liver Disease A&E Trips Highest in England

New NHS figures show around 26 in 100,000 people registered in England required urgent medical care as a result of alcohol-related liver disease last year. …

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New plans to tackle obesity

After months of speculation, the Government has launched its updated childhood obesity plan. The new updated plan includes a bold ambition to halve childhood obesity …

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Minimum price for alcohol Bill in Wales approved

The British Liver Trust welcomes this week’s news that a new law which will introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales has been approved …

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7 in 10 people with liver disease in the UK don’t even know they have it

Due to late diagnosis, nearly 75% percent of people with cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver don’t know it, according to research published in the Lancet.  …

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