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Is cirrhosis of the liver cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No it is not: Cirrhosis is not cancer.It is caused by chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by scar tissue and regenerative nodules leading to loss of liver function. You are at risk to develop liver cancer if you have liver cirrhosis.
Answered on May 2, 2019

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