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What is a difference between liver cancer and cirrhosis of the liver?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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Cirrhosis is the replacement of normal tissues in the liver with scar tissue.
This affects the functioning of the liver. Liver cancer is when cells in the liver begin growing out of control creating a tumor or mass.

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Cirrhosis is the replacement of normal tissues in the liver with scar tissue.
This affects the functioning of the liver. Liver cancer is when cells in the liver begin growing out of control creating a tumor or mass.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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Cirrhosis is a condition brought on by chronic liver damage.
The liver reacts by trying to regenerate, but also forming scar tissue within the liver as well. This chronic damage and regeneration causes disregulated growth which can then lead to liver cancer over a period of years.

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Cirrhosis is a condition brought on by chronic liver damage.
The liver reacts by trying to regenerate, but also forming scar tissue within the liver as well. This chronic damage and regeneration causes disregulated growth which can then lead to liver cancer over a period of years.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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