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Liver cancer cases have gone up considerably in the last 30 years




 
Liver cancer cases have gone up markedly in the last three decades. Why the rise? There are a variety of reasons including greater life expectancy (let's face it, the longer you live the more likely it is that you'll develop any one of a number of conditions--sort of goes along with the "living longer" territory) and better detection methods. However, a good part of the answer seems to be excessive alcohol use, hepatitis c infections, and obesity.

The hepatitis c part I wasn't surprised by, though it was shocking to learn that of the quarter million individuals in the UK that have been infected with hep c, about eighty percent are unaware that they have the illness.

What I found surprising was the role that obesity plays in liver cancer. Apparently, it plays a fairly big one (mind you, I was a disability examiner for DDS i.e.disability determination services and that involved reading medical records and evaluating them to determine eligibility for disability benefits; however, I am not in any way, shape, or form a medical professional with medical training).















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These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits

My Social Security Disability SSI appeal status
Disability back pay, how it works
Eligibility criteria requirements for disability
Qualifying requirements for disability
Decision on disability case, are you eligible for a disability award
When is a Person Considered Disabled by Social Security?
Forms to appeal a Social Security Disability denial
Permanent disability benefits
How to qualify for disability with depression
If Social Security sends you to a psychiatrist
Disability denied twice
How to claim disability
How many times will Social Security deny you?
Applying for Disability with high blood pressure
Will my children get benefits if I get approved for disability?
How much time for a decision on a disability claim?
Can you work if you get an SSI disability check?
How to File for SSI
Filing for disability, how to apply for SSD, SSI
Social Security Disability SSI and Fibromyalgia
How to get disability
How to appeal a disability denial