Liver Cancer Information

Disease Information

Disease Information

Cancer is caused by uncontrolled growth of body cells, with which the malignant cells invade and metastasize to different parts of the body. Specialists of medical oncology mainly treat cancer with medication, but also cooperate with other healthcare specialists such as clinical oncologists, surgeons and radiotherapists to fight cancers with patients.

Liver cancer

What is liver cancer

Liver cancer stems from abnormal growth of cells. Primary liver cancer can be divided into hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma in terms of the location, but the former is more common.

Risk factors

Chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, cirrhosis, alcohol abuse, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Blood test, ultrasonography of liver, biopsy, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, etc.

Treatment methods

Surgical resection, local therapy (e.g. thermal ablation, hepatic arterial chemoembolization), liver transplantation, chemotherapy, targeted treatment, etc.