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Liver cancer information

What is liver cancer?

Liver cancer begins in the tissues of the liver, an organ that sits in the upper right portion of the abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above the stomach. The liver has many functions. It helps store nutrients from food, aids with digestion and clears toxins from the body.

Liver cancer incidence

Liver cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, with a high rate of incidence in Africa and Asia. Liver cancer is less common in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 42,220 new cases of liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer diagnosed in the United States in 2018.

How liver cancer develops

Liver cancer types

Learn about the different types of liver cancer.

Liver cancer symptoms

Read about common liver cancer symptoms.

Liver cancer risk factors

Read about common risk factors for liver cancer.

Liver cancer stages

Learn about the stages of liver cancer.

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