Liver cancer

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What is liver cancer?

Cancer is the liver that starts in the liver is known as primary liver cancer or hepatocellular cancer. Cancer in the liver may be cancer cells spreading from another location such as the gastrointestinal tract, breast, lung, and pancreas. This is known as metastatic liver cancer.

Common symptoms reported by people with liver cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for liver cancer

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Compare treatments taken by people with liver cancer

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Who has liver cancer on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 115 say liver cancer is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 16
40s 25
50s 18
60s 39
70+ 38
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 77
Female 63

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 72
Not Diagnosed 12

These charts show data from liver cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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