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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Valente
General Surgery 34 years experience
Keep clear of toxins: Livers are great at surviving insults like drugs and alcohol (in moderation). Liver cancer usually happens when you have hepatitis or cirrhosis. Som... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Biopsy: A blood test of alpha feto-protein may help, but imaging studies and a biopsy are needed for definitive diagnosis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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NO: Liver cancer associated with many other conditions ( ie. Hep C, heavy metal ingestion, etc.) but no relation to bulimia, Liver failure can cause emes... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
HCC: There are many types of cancers that can develop in or spread to the liver. The most common type is hepatocellular carcinoma and it is usually the ty... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not usually: Liver cancer is usually not painful. The condition that leads to liver cancer (chronic hepatitis/cirrhosis) can cause vague pain in the right upper qu... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 24 years experience
Varies : Most of the time there will be no symptoms until cancer becomes big enough to cause problems. U may turn yellow along w really dark urine, fatigue, sw... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
It can be: Many factors can increase one's risk for primary liver cancer including: chronic infection with hepatitis b or c virus, type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends on geography: And cancer type. Primary liver cancer is not common in the usa, but it is the most frequent cancer in areas with high prevalence of hepatitis b infec... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: Liver cancer incidence (or HCC) is on the rise in the US due to the epidemic of hepatitis C, the migration of immigrants with hepatitis B to the US, a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Tumor mass: Liver involved with different malignancies. A liver cancer should be related to cancer arising in liver cells and not cells that have spread to the... Read More

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