Love Alcohol?? Must Read!

2022-12-14T16:49:12+08:00December 14th, 2022|

The liver is the largest solid organ in the body and is well known for its function of detoxification, metabolising toxic substances like alcohol and drugs. But this essential organ actually does much more than that. It is a powerhouse of over 500 vital functions, including bile production, regulation of blood clots, the processing of glucose, and storage of vitamins and minerals. Thus, care for our liver is crucial. While most people are familiar with commonly talked-about cancers (such as those of the lung and stomach), liver cancer is actually quite a common type of cancer as well. In Singapore, liver cancer is among the top five most frequently diagnosed cancers in Singapore. It has the third highest number of cancer deaths at 12.9%.