Reply to “The role of NAFLD in extrahepatic malignancies: the importance of ruling out the effect of obesity”

We appreciate Bo Zheng et al. for their interest in our study and for providing a valuable comment. Our study investigated the little understood relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and extrahepatic cancers [1], and found that NAFLD was highly associated with the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), colorectal cancer in males, and breast cancer in females. This association suggests that NAFLD can serve as a risk factor of extrahepatic malignancies.
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Abstract Opisthorchiasis is a neglected tropical disease, caused by infection with the fish-borne trematode Opisthorchis viverrini sensu lato that afflicts more than 10million people in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Cambodia. The disease is characterized by a chronic infection that induces hepatobiliary inflammation, especially periductal fibrosis, which can be detected by ultrasonography. This chronic inflammation eventually leads to cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), a usually fatal bile duct cancer that develops in approximately 1% of O. viverrini-infected individuals. In Thailand alone, CCA k...
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We read with great interests the article by Gi-Ae et al[1]. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease(NAFLD) is strongly associated with metabolic disorders such as insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases which implies that NAFLD might have an important part in extrahepatic complications. Gi-Ae et al not only confirmed that NAFLD is closely related to the development of hepatocellular carcinoma but also demonstrated that NAFLD is a risk factor for extrahepatic malignancies such as male colorectal carcinoma and female breast cancer.
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We thank Bo Zheng et al. for their interest in our study and for providing a valuable comment.1 Our study investigated the little understood relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and extrahepatic cancers,2 and found that NAFLD was highly associated with the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), colorectal cancer in males, and breast cancer in females. This association suggests that NAFLD can serve as a risk factor of extrahepatic malignancies.
Source: Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
We read with great interest the article by Kim et al.1 Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is strongly associated with metabolic disorders such as insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, suggesting that NAFLD is an important factor in extrahepatic complications. Kim et al. not only confirmed that NAFLD is closely related to the development of hepatocellular carcinoma, but also demonstrated that NAFLD is a risk factor for extrahepatic malignancies such as male colorectal carcinoma and female breast cancer.
Source: Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
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