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Former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier died Monday, shortly after announcing he had liver cancer.

Latest Stories Liver Disease Plagues Obese Kidsupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 09:00:00

In a new and disturbing twist on the obesity epidemic, some overweight teenagers have severe liver damage caused by too much body fat, and a handful have needed liver transplants

FSB: A tiny cure for cancer?updated: Tue Jul 15 2008 13:20:00

Both aggressive and hard to treat, liver cancer kills more than 650,000 a year worldwide. The American Cancer Society pegs the overall survival rate at less than 10%. Enter Aura Biosciences, a student startup that has developed an ingenious new means of delivering cancer-killing drugs to liver (and other) tumors.

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Mummy is lost female pharoah Study: Liver Cancer Breakthroughupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 15:20:00

For the first time, doctors said Monday they have found a pill that improves survival for people with liver cancer, a notoriously hard to treat disease diagnosed in more than half a million people globally each year

CNNMoney: Stocks knocked backupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 17:28:00

Stocks slipped Monday as falling oil prices and a rash of corporate deals failed to rally investors concerned about reports on housing and testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke due later this week.

CNNMoney: Oil slide no help for investorsupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 13:13:00

Stocks tumbled Monday afternoon, as a rash of corporate deals and a big selloff in oil prices failed to inspire investors ahead of key reports on housing and retail and testimony from Fed chief Ben Bernanke - all due later this week.

Doubt, humor, hope, motherhoodupdated: Wed May 10 2006 12:37:00

The late Marjorie Williams was honest about others, and with herself.

Fortune: How disease evolvesupdated: Mon May 16 2005 00:01:00

BACK WHEN HE WAS A GRAD STUDENT IN 1977, Paul Ewald came down with an intestinal bug. He'd been doing research at the University of Washington at Seattle on the social behavior of sparrows. But the...

Study: Cancer no longer rare in poorer countriesupdated: Wed Mar 09 2005 13:43:00

Poor countries have cancer rates much closer to those of rich nations, reversing a long-held belief among medical researchers, a study released Thursday reports.

FSB: Drug Moneyupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

Blue-Chip Investors are rallying behind tiny Eximias Pharmaceutical Corp., which has spent four years developing a new chemotherapy drug for liver cancer (see "The Miracle Hunter," in February's FS...

FSB: The Miracle Hunter How Elizabeth Corsi turned a drug nobody wanted into a company that could soon gross $500 million--and prolonupdated: Sun Feb 01 2004 00:01:00

For Ernest Lynton, the diagnosis was a death sentence. He had cancer of the pancreas, a disease so lethal that he would be lucky to live six months. Surgery had failed--the tumor was too large--and...

Fortune: CHEMICAL AT BAY The EPA says methylene chloride may cause cancer. Makers of the chemical defend it.updated: Mon Jun 10 1985 00:01:00

METHYLENE CHLORIDE IS used in a slew of industrial processes, from making handlebar grips and hair spray to coating pills and taking the caffeine out of coffee beans. It strips paint without damagi...

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