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Gail C. Favreau
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American Liver Foundation
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New England

Welcome to the American Liver Foundation New England Division! We are dedicated to carrying out our important mission of research, education and advocacy throughout our local area.

LALD Webinar on 4/1

Lysomal Acid Lipase Deficiency (LALD) is a condition that looks a lot like NAFLD. If you've been diagnosed with fatty liver disease, we encourage you register here to attend our webinar and learn more about this rare and often underdiagnosed disorder. The presentation features an expert overview from Dr. Barbara Burton. Brief Q &A to follow!

Liver Cancer on the Rise

The annual national cancer update by the CDC and National Cancer Institute shows cancer declining as a whole, with the exception being liver cancer, which has seen a dangerous uptick. The major contributing factors are the increased prevalence of Hepatitis C and B. Read our statement on the announcement and view the report here.

We Dare You to Care About Liver Disease!

The Liver Lemon Dare to Care is a campaign to bring awareness and raise critical funds to find cures and provide treatment to the millions of Americans that are affected by over 100 different types of liver disease. Learn more!

Did You Know?

Liver transplantation is the second most common form of organ transplantation performed in the United States.

Between January and November of 2015, there were a total of 28,211 organ transplants performed in the United States of America.

6,500, or 23%, of the transplants performed during that time period were liver transplants.

Currently, in New England, there are 3,393 people awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant.

880, or approximately 26%, of those indviduals are waiting for a liver.

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Understanding your MELD Score - Directions

6:00 PM, May 26th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

Liver Life Walk Maine - Directions

9:00 AM, June 5th, 2016

Join us and WALK!

Baby Boomers and Hepatitis C - Directions

6:00 PM, June 8th, 2016

The American Liver Foundation New England Division and the Gloucester Department of Public Health are pleased to offer a free community event to raise awareness and education about the high rates of Hepatitis C infection within the Baby Boomer generation.

Autoimmune Liver Disease: PSC, PBC, AIH, and IgG4 Associated Disease - Directions

6:00 PM, June 23rd, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

Free Hepatitis C Testing Event - Directions

9:00 AM, July 23rd, 2016

Did you know the CDC recommends anyone born from 1945-1965 get tested for Hepatitis C?

Updates in Hepatitis C Treatment - Directions

6:00 PM, July 28th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

2016 Liver Life Challenge Falmouth Road Race

9:00 AM, August 21st, 2016

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A growing epidemic - Directions

6:00 PM, September 29th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

Preparing for a Transplant: What you need to know - Directions

6:00 PM, October 27th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

Living Well With Liver Disease Rhode Island - Directions

8:00 AM, October 29th, 2016

Please join the American Liver Foundation New England Division in a half-day symposium discussing how to Live Well with Liver Disease.

Make a Difference is a new way to take action in the fight against liver disease. Garage sale, bowling tournament, personal challenge-whatever the fundraising idea, we can provide you with the tools to make it happen. Learn more by clicking here!

Volunteer With Us!

Help those who are affected by liver disease, and make friends at the same time. The New England Division and our local liver disease communities rely on your support. Learn More or Sign Up Now.