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
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LIVER CANCER Dylan Wissman
Description of Liver Cancer Cancer that effects the liver by tumors or other cancer cells http://www.alternativehealth.co.nz/cancer/liver/livercancer.jpg
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
Risk Factors of Liver Cancer Vival Hepatitis Cirrhosis Age Gender Environmental Factors
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
Symptoms of Liver Cancer Unexplained weight loss Appetite loss Nausea Vomiting Yellow skin or eyes A “lump” under the right rib
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
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
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
Treatments of Liver Cancer Surgery Liver transplant Radiation Therapy Chemotherpy Tumorablation http://mycanceradvisor.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/radiation-therapy.jpg
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
Doctors for Liver Cancer Oncologists Radiation oncologist Gastroenterologist Transplant surgeons http://images.medicinenet.com/images/illustrations/Liver.jpg
Famous People with Liver Cancer Christopher Glenn Lawrence Payton Clermont Pepin Lee Remrick Donald Reese
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
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