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What are the causes and risk factors for liver cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Several

There is a some genetic preponderance, but lifestyle really has much more to do with it.
Diseases such as viral hepatitis can increase the risk dramatically. Chronic alcohol abuse and cirrhosis also increase the risk. There are certain genetic diseases which then lead to liver cancer. Smoking also increases the risk.

In brief: Several

There is a some genetic preponderance, but lifestyle really has much more to do with it.
Diseases such as viral hepatitis can increase the risk dramatically. Chronic alcohol abuse and cirrhosis also increase the risk. There are certain genetic diseases which then lead to liver cancer. Smoking also increases the risk.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: Many

Hepatocellular carcinoma (hcc) risk factors include hepatitis b, liver cirrhosis due to any cause, hemochromatosis, alcohol and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, glycogen storage diseases, hepatic adenomas, and others.

In brief: Many

Hepatocellular carcinoma (hcc) risk factors include hepatitis b, liver cirrhosis due to any cause, hemochromatosis, alcohol and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, glycogen storage diseases, hepatic adenomas, and others.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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