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  • Liver cancer usually starts in other areas around the liver, like the colon or stomach. Very rarely does it begin in the liver.
  • Hepatitis B or CDamage to the liver then replaced by scar tissueOver 60MenDrinking, smoking
  • Inflammation of the liverDamage to the liver replaced by scar tissueSharing needlesToo much
  • Testing for AFP in the bloodPutting sound waves through the body to make a picture of you organsTaking a piece of the substance to undergo testsUsing computers to make a picture of your organsUsing magnets to make a picture of your organs
  • Has not reached blood vessels, lymph nodes or other parts of the bodyTumor has spread to nearby blood vessels, but not to lymph nodes or other parts of the bodyHas not got any farther than the liver, but to the blood vesselsHas got to organs near the liver and nearby blood vessels, but not to lymph nodes or any other parts of the bodyHs spread to lymph nodes, nearby organs and blood vessels, but not to other parts of the bodyHas spread to other parts of the body
  • Having bits and pieces of you liver taken out. Then the liver takes over the missing piecesHaving you whole liver taking out and replaced by a new oneHaving chemicals pumped in to kill the cancer or tumorUsing x-rays to kill the cancerUsing sound waves to break down tumors
  • Doctor who deals with cancerDoctor who deals with cancer through radiationDoctor who deals with cancer through medicine Doctor who does transplants
  • CBS Radio AnchorSingerComposerActressNFL Football Player
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    • 1. LIVER CANCER
      Dylan Wissman
    • 2. Description of Liver Cancer
      Cancer that effects the liver by tumors or other cancer cells
      http://www.alternativehealth.co.nz/cancer/liver/livercancer.jpg
    • 3. Function of the Liver
      Breaks down and stores nutrients
      Makes a substance that causes blood to clot
      Helps with the production of bile
      Helps with the pumping of toxic waste
      http://www.epidemic.org/theFacts/theLiver/images/healthyLiver.jpg
    • 4. Risk Factors of Liver Cancer
      Vival Hepatitis
      Cirrhosis
      Age
      Gender
      Environmental Factors
    • 5. Causes of Liver Cancer
      Hepatitis B
      Hepatitis C
      Cirrhosis
      Drug use
      Alcohol
      Smoking
      Diabetes
      www.modernguidetohealth.com/wp-content/uploads//2009/04/liver-cancer-2.jpg
    • 6. Symptoms of Liver Cancer
      Unexplained weight loss
      Appetite loss
      Nausea
      Vomiting
      Yellow skin or eyes
      A “lump” under the right rib
    • 7. Detection of Liver Cancer
      Many tests can be used to detect liver cancer like:
      AFP Test
      Ultrasound
      Biospy
      CAT scan
      MRI
      http://www.medicalecho.net/IMAGES/1JH/1JH0000A-tumor-gallbladder-ultrasound-liver.JPG
    • 8. Staging Process of Liver Cancer
      Stage I
      Stage II
      Stage IIIA
      Stage IIIB
      Stage IIIC
      Stage IV
      http://www.hepfoundation.org.nz/images/liver2.jpg
    • 9. Survival Rate of Liver Cancer
      Stage I-III five year survival rate is 50%
      Stage IV five year survival rate is 10%
      http://www3.niddk.nih.gov/Burden_of_Digestive_Diseases/images/Burden_C09.F1_CanLiver_Incid_700px.jpg
    • 10. Treatments of Liver Cancer
      Surgery
      Liver transplant
      Radiation Therapy
      Chemotherpy
      Tumorablation
      http://mycanceradvisor.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/radiation-therapy.jpg
    • 11. Side Effects of Treatment
      Surgery – Pain, weakness, fatigue, liver failure, bleeding, and infection
      Radiation Therapy – Fatiuge, skin reactions, and upset stomach
      Chemotherapy – Nausea, vomiting, fatigue, low blood count, bleeding after minor cuts, headaches, hair loss, and dark sin and fingernails
      Tumor ablation – May not get rid of cancer
    • 12. Doctors for Liver Cancer
      Oncologists
      Radiation oncologist
      Gastroenterologist
      Transplant surgeons
      http://images.medicinenet.com/images/illustrations/Liver.jpg
    • 13. Famous People with Liver Cancer
      Christopher Glenn
      Lawrence Payton
      Clermont Pepin
      Lee Remrick
      Donald Reese
    • 14. Statistics for Liver Cancer
      22,620 adults in 2009 (16,410 men and 6,210 women) get liver cancer in the USA.
      18160 deaths in 2009 (12,090 men and 6,070 women) from liver cancer in the USA.
      Liver cancer is the sixth deadliest cancer in the USA
    • 15. Bibliography
      "American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms." American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2010. <http://www.cancer.org>.
      "Doctor-approved cancer information from ASCO | Cancer.Net." Doctor-approved cancer information from ASCO | Cancer.Net. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Jan. 2010. <http://www.peoplelivingwithcacer.org>.
    • 16. Bibliography (Continuted)
      "Health and Medical Information Producted by Doctors." Health and Medical Information Producted by Doctors. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Jan. 2010. <http://www.medicinenet.com>.