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Liver Cancer: Know All About It

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The liver plays an important part in the human body. It is responsible for flushing out the toxins accumulated in the body.

But, do you know that the liver is also susceptible to disease? Yes, for there is something known as liver cancer that can prove serious to health.

Go through this ClipBook to know more about his type of liver cancer and ways to diagnose and treat it.

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What Is Liver Cancer?

The liver is the largest internal organ. It lies under your right ribs just beneath your right lung. It is divided into lobes. Only cancers that start in the liver are called liver cancer (primary liver cancer). To understand liver cancer, it help...

How Deadly Is Liver Cancer?

For the 43 per cent of people who are diagnosed at an early stage, the 5-year survival rate is 31 per cent. If liver cancer has spread to surrounding tissues or organs and/or the regional lymph nodes, the 5-year survival rate is 11 per cent. If th...

What Are The Warning Signs Of Liver Cancer?

Several types of cancer can form in the liver. The most common type of liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma, which begins in the main type of liver cell (hepatocyte). Other types of liver cancer, such as intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hep...

Liver Function Tests: Purpose, Procedure, And Risk

Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring the levels of proteins, liver enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. A liver function test is often given in the following situations: to screen for liver infections, such as ...

Liver Cleanse: Detox Your Liver In 6 Easy Steps - Dr. Axe

Your liver works hard to rid your body of toxins. With exposure to environmental toxins, toxic body care products and processed foods, most people are in desperate need of a serious detox! A liver cleanse is a great way to do this. Try the 6-Step ...

Is Liver Cancer Curable?

Cryotherapy, or freezing the tumor, and radiofrequency ablation (RFA), using radio waves to destroy the tumor, may be used to treat some cases of liver cancer. Radiation therapy can be given in various ways, but has its limitations due to the live...

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