Liver cancer is the fifth most common type of cancer among men and the ninth most common type of cancer among women. Around 28,000 Americans are diagnosed with liver cancer every year.
Risk factors for developing liver cancer include:
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you should contact your physician:
Learn about the types of diagnostic tests your physician may order if you show symptoms that suggest liver cancer.
There are 4 different stages of liver cancer. The stage of liver cancer will help your oncologist determine the type of treatment.
Read through the types of treatments that could be used to treat liver cancer like surgery, ablation, embolization, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
Visit the National Cancer Institute where this information and more can be found about Liver Cancer or ask your cancer care team questions about your individual situation.