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Liver Cancer Survival

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Liver Is Largest Organ Inside Body And Is Located Under Right Ribs And Beneath Right Lung. Liver has several functions. It secretes bile into intestines to absorb fats, breaks down and stores manufactures clotting factors needed to stop bleeding, and breaks down toxic agents, like alcohol and drugs. Once toxic agents are broken down, they can be eliminated from body through urine or stool. One of causes of cirrhosis, scarring of liver, is alcoholism. Person Cannot Live Without Liver, So Liver Shuts Down Or Liver Failure Is Fatal. Hepatitis is inflammation of liver, which can progress to scarring or Liver Cancer. Hepatitis can be by toxic substances, infection, or autoimmune diseases. Common viruses that cause Hepatitis are referred to as types A, B, C, D, and E. It's possible to prevent Hepatitis with vaccines available for types, B, and E. Metastatic Cancer is cancer that has spread from place where it first starts to another place in body. Metastatic Cancer in liver is condition in which cancer from other organs has spread through bloodstream to liver. Here, liver cells are not what become cancerous. Livers have become site to which cancer that starts elsewhere has spread. Metastatic Cancer has same name and same type of cancer cells as original Cancer. Most Common Cancers That Spread To Liver Are Breast, Colon, Bladder, Kidney, Ovary, Pancreas, Stomach, Uterus, And Lungs. Metastatic Liver Cancer is rare condition that occurs when cancer originates in liver and spreads to other organs in body. Some people with metastatic do not have symptoms. Their metastases are found by - rays, CT scans, ultrasounds, or other tests. Enlargement of liver or jaundice can indicate cancer has spread to liver. Most people who get Liver Cancer get it in setting of chronic liver disease, which scars liver and increases risk for Liver Cancer. Conditions that cause cirrhosis are alcohol use / abuse, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. Causes of Liver may be linked to environmental, dietary, or lifestyle factors. For example, in November 2014, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, found that long - term exposure to triclosan, ingredient in soaps and detergents, causes Liver fibrosis and Cancer in laboratory mice. Although triclosan has not been proven to cause Liver Cancer, it is currently under scrutiny by FDA to determine whether it has negative health impacts. Incidence rates of hepatocellular cancer are rising in United States due to increasing prevalence of cirrhosis caused by chronic Hepatitis C and steatohepatitis. Cirrhosis of liver due to any cause is risk factor for Liver Cancer.

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Liver Cancer Symptoms and Signs

Having one or more of symptoms below does not mean you have liver cancer. In fact, many of these are more likely to be caused by other conditions. Still, if you have any of these symptoms, it is important to have them checked by doctor so that cause can be found and treat, if needed. Signs and symptoms of liver cancer often do not show up until later stages of disease, but sometimes they may show up sooner. If you go to your doctor when you first notice symptoms, your cancer might be diagnosed when treatment is most likely to be helpful. Some of most common symptoms of liver cancer are: weight loss, loss of appetite Feeling very full after small meal Nausea or vomiting enlarge liver, felt fullness under ribs on right side enlarge spleen, felt fullness under ribs on left side, Pain in abdomen or near right shoulder blade Swelling or fluid build - up in abdomen itching Yellowing of skin and eyes Other symptoms can include Fever, enlarge veins on belly that can be see through skin, and abnormal bruising or bleeding. People who have chronic Hepatitis or cirrhosis might feel worse than usual or might just have changes in lab test results, such as liver function or alpha - fetoprotein levels. Some liver tumors make hormones that act on organs other than liver. These hormones cause: High blood calcium levels, which can cause nausea, confusion, constipation, weakness, or muscle problems. Low blood sugar levels, which can cause fatigue or fainting Breast enlargement and / or shrinkage of in men. High counts of red blood cells, which can cause someone to look and flushed High cholesterol levels

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CT Scan vs. MRI

Liver Cancer is tenth most common cancer among MEN and is eighth among women. 1 It estimated that 42 220 adults will be diagnosed with Liver Cancer this year. Despite what these statistics appear to mean, MEN are more likely to primary Liver Cancer. Overall, Five Year Survival Rate Is 18 Percentage , With Slightly Improved Chances If Disease Is Caught At Early Stage. There are three main types of Liver hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma and angiosarcoma. 2 Each type of Liver Cancer affects different aspects of liver. Hcc is cancer in main portion of liver and affects 80 percentage of people with Liver Cancer. Bile duct Cancer comes from cells in bile duct, or thin tubing from liver to small intestine, and affects 10 - 20 percentage of Liver Cancer patients. Angiosarcoma is cancer in vessels and spreads quickly. Angiosarcoma affects about percentage of Liver Cancer Patients. Imaging tests, including resonance Imaging, compute tomography, and ultrasound are conducted to diagnose, stage, and monitor Liver Cancer.

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