welcome to disease section for liver cancer 

Image showing effects on liver due to different liver problems
Image showing effects on liver due to different liver problems

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a cancer that begins in the liver. It's different from secondary liver cancers, which spread to the liver from other organs.

Lung cancer metastasis to liver
Lung cancer metastasis to liver

Lung cancer can spread to any region of the body, but most commonly spreads to the liver, the lymph nodes, the brain, the bones, and the adrenal glands.

Stages of liver cancer(Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
Stages of liver cancer(Hepatocellular Carcinoma)

Staging is a way of identifying where the cancer is located, if and where it has spread, and whether it is spreading to other parts of the body. Staging a cancer helps determine the survival chances and chances of recovery, and the types of treatment that are most suitable.

Liver cancer risk factors
Liver cancer risk factors

Chronic infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV), cirrhosis, increase your risk of liver cancer.

Liver cancer symptoms
Liver cancer symptoms

Signs and symptoms of liver cancer often do not appear until the later stages of the disease, but sometimes they may show up sooner.

Image for process of cancer cell development
Image for process of cancer cell development

Cancer is uncontrolled cell growth. Mutations in genes can cause cancer by speeding up the cell division process or inhibiting normal controls on the system, such as cell cycle arrest or programmed cell death.

Liver disease progression to liver cancer
Liver disease progression to liver cancer

Cancer that starts in the liver is called primary liver cancer. Cirrhosis and hepatitis B are main risk factors for primary liver cancer. But, liver cancer can develop at any stage in the progression of a liver disease.

Liver cancer overview infographics
Liver cancer overview infographics

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Liver transplantation
Liver transplantation

A liver transplant is an operation that replaces a patient's diseased liver with entire or partial healthy liver from another person.

Symptoms of liver damage
Symptoms of liver damage

Liver damage can include anything such as heredity, toxicity, cirrhosis, liver cancer etc.

An illustration of a healthy lung vs a lung with cancer
An illustration of a healthy lung vs a lung with cancer

Most of the lung tumors are malignant that is cancerous. They can invade and destroy the healthy tissues around them and can spread throughout the body. The lung is a bad place for a cancer to begin because it contains a rich network of both blood vessels and lymphatic channels through which cancer cells can grow. When lung tissues break down, the intake of oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide is not proper which leads to a condition known as emphysema. Smoker lungs convert to cancer lungs very easily therefore consumption of tobacco should be restricted for healthy lungs.

Liver diseases and alcoholism
Liver diseases and alcoholism

Primary liver cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the liver and is linked with excessive alcohol consumption. The exact cause of liver cancer is not known but alcohol is certainly a key risk factor.