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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.

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.

Join Our Events and Programs

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

6:00 PM, October 27th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

26th Annual Irwin M. Arias Symposium: Bridging Basic Science and Liver Disease - Directions

8:00 AM, November 10th, 2016

Join our distinguished panel of leading biomedical scientists and physicians who share an interest in liver biology and disease as they present on a wide array of topics

Flavors of Boston - Directions

6:30 PM, November 15th, 2016

Joing us for Flavors of Boston

Caregiver Support: Coping with Hepatic Encephalopathy - Directions

6:00 PM, November 17th, 2016

Monthly Educational Series

Living Well With Liver Disease Massachusetts - Directions

08:00 AM, November 19th, 2016

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

Living Well With Liver Disease Rhode Island - Directions

6:00 PM, December 8th, 2016

Please join the American Liver Foundation New England Division for dinner and a discussion on 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.