Liver Cancer

To learn more about liver cancer, you can access information from the National Cancer Institute below.

To view liver cancer booklets and/or download for use in your planner, please select from the options below.

ASCO Answers Fact Sheet
NCCN Guidelines for Patients Booklet
CancerCare Treatment Update Booklet

Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer – Did You Know?

  • The most common signs and symptoms of liver cancer include unintended weight loss, loss of appetite, feeling full after a small meal, nausea/vomiting, enlarged liver (which may feel like fullness under the right side of ribs), enlarged spleen (which may feel like fullness under the left side of ribs), pain in the abdomen or near the right shoulder blade, swelling or fluid build-up in the abdomen, itching and/or yellowing of the skin/eyes (jaundice).1
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  • Risk factors associated with liver cancer include chronic viral hepatitis (HBV or HBC), cirrhosis, heavy alcohol use, tobacco use, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.2
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  • Connecting with other people that have liver cancer online and/or in person can help you learn about your condition and provide you with support.

 

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Additional Resources

American Liver Foundation
800-465-4837 or 212-668-1000
liverfoundation.org

Global Liver Institute
www.globalliver.org