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Description of Liver cancer

DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  The liver is the largest organ of the body. It helps the body digest food, store energy, and remove toxins. Primary liver cancer starts in the liver whereas, in case of metastatic liver cancer, cancer spreads across.  Causes and Risk Factors  According to dictionary definition  Causes and risk factors for primary liver cancer include:1. Having hepatitis B or C2. Heavy alcohol use3. Having cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver4. Having hemochromatosis, an iron storage disease5. Obesity and diabetes  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms may include:1. Lump or pain on the right side of the abdomen2. Yellowing of the skin  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment options include:1. Surgery2. Radiation3. Chemotherapy  4. Liver transplantation  NIH: National Cancer InstituteAccording to dictionary definition