Research supports TCM liver-breast cancer theory: Fatty liver linked to deteriorating breast cancer

A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) has made a remarkable discovery that patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (commonly known as fatty liver disease) exhibit excessive production of a hepatokine called Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21) in their liver, which may accelerate the growth of breast cancer tumors.

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