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Liver Cancer

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When cancer is found in the liver, it has often spread from somewhere else in the body (liver metastasis). The information here is about cancer that starts in the liver (primary liver cancer).


Learn About Liver Cancer

Whether you’re worried about developing liver cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Liver Cancer.

Liver Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of liver cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Liver Cancer Treatment and Support

If you are facing liver cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from liver cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with cancer.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing liver cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and

Liver Cancer in the News

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Read about the latest developments in liver cancer.

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