What is Liver Cancer?
Liver Cancer is the growth and spread of unhealthy cells in the liver.
What causes Liver Cancer?
- Long term hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection
What are the symptoms of Liver Cancer?
Signs and symptoms of liver cancer tend not to be felt or noticed until the cancer is well advanced.
- Abdominal pain
- Unexplained weight loss
- Nausea and Vomiting
- White, chalky stools
How is liver cancer diagnosed?
Liver cancer can be diagnosed by a physical examination or by imaging tests. To confirm a diagnosis of liver cancer, physicians may use blood tests, ultrasound tests, computer tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance (MRI), and angiograms. Your physician may also have to perform a liver biopsy.