Liver Cancer Symptoms

Liver Cancer Symptoms

Liver cancer is the cancer which develops in the cells of the liver. It consists of malignant hepatic tumors in the liver or on the liver.

Liver cancer has a low survival rate. The symptoms doesnt appear in the early stage, appear only in advanced stage.

The most common type of liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma, which begins in the main type of liver cell (hepatocyte).

The types of liver cancer are hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatoblastoma.

The hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer which begins in hepaocyte a main liver cell.

The common signs and symptoms may include :-

Jaundice, upper abdominal pain, unexpected weight loss, Loss of appetite, Liver enlargement, Vomiting and Nausea, weakness and fatigue, Abdominal swelling, White and chalky stools.

The risk factors of liver cancer include alcohol, hepatitis, diabetes , family history, cirrhosis, certain liver diseases, low immunity and smoking.

To prevent liver cancer drink alcohol in limit, maintain a healthy weight, get vaccinated, be cautious with chemicals.

The Treatment of liver cancer includes surgery and liver transplant.