What Are the Warning Signs of Liver Cancer?


Liver cancer forms in the cells of part of your digestive system. Specifically, they form in your liver, which is an organ that cleans your blood and helps your body process nutrients. Compared to other types of cancer, such as lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer, liver cancer isn’t as common.

However, liver cancer is often diagnosed as a secondary form of cancer. A patient may have a primary type of cancer, such as colon cancer, that later spreads (or metastasizes), to the liver. Read on to learn about the early and later symptoms of liver cancer, along with risk factors and prevention steps.