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  Liver Cancer
Several types of Liver Cancer can form in the liver. The liver is the largest internal organ of the body. The liver performs several vital functions for the body. Some of these functions are as follows:
  • processes and stores many of the nutrients absorbed from the intestines
  • produces some of the substances need to stop bleed
  • secretes bile into the intestines to help absorb nutrients

In order to perform the above functions the liver is comprised of several different types of cells. As a result, several types of Liver Tumors are prone to form in the liver. Liver Tumors can either be Benign Liver Tumors or Malignant Liver Tumors. Consider the following list of Benign Liver Tumors:

  • Hemangioma
  • Hepatic Adenomas
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

Consider the following list of Malignant Liver Tumors:

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Carcinoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma

The following are the main types of treatment for Liver Cancer:

  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
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