Liver Cancer

The latest liver cancer news, advice, and information, including symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, and real-life stories about people living with the disease.

Coffee Cuts Liver Cancer Risk in Half

Your liver cancer risk could go down by 20 percent with one cup of coffee a day, while drinking five cups a day may slash your risk in half.

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Aspirin Lowers Liver Cancer Risk

Want to cut your risk of liver cancer? Regularly taking aspirin twice a week for at least five years can help, according to these studies.

By Diane Domina

Liver Cancer Rising Dramatically in the U.S.

Liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in America, and it’s rising faster in the U.S. because of lifestyle factors you can control.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Why Are Liver Cancer Deaths Skyrocketing?

Liver cancer deaths climbed an astonishing 43 percent from 2000 to 2016 in the U.S. Learn why obesity and hepatitis C are the most likely reasons.

By Diane Domina

How to Prevent Liver Cancer After Hep C

Here's how to lower your risk of liver cancer after hepatitis C by keeping your liver healthy with lifestyle changes and preventative care.

By Nirah Johnson

Is Liver Damage Reversable?

The liver is an amazing organ, with a unique ability to heal, so curing hepatitis C may allow the liver to reverse the damage and heal itself over time.

By Nirah Johnson

Coffee May Cut Your Risk of Liver Cancer

Liver cancer may go down significantly for heavy coffee drinkers by reducing inflammation in the liver, according to this new study.

Leon's Inspiring Liver Transplant Journey

After hepatitis C from a blood transfusion destroyed Leon's liver, his long and challenging transplant journey changed his life.

By Erica Sanderson

6 Facts About Hepatitis C Symptoms

Many people with hepatitis C don't experience or notice the symptoms until they develop liver problems. Here's what you should know.

By Allison Tsai

Aspirin May Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Aspirin use has long been linked to heart health. Now you can add liver disease prevention to the list as well.

Meet the Experts

Nirah Johnson

Patient Expert

Nirah Johnson, LCSW, Director of Program Implementation & Capacity Building NYC Health Department, Viral Hepatitis Program serves as the lead organizer of the NYC Hep B Coalition and Hep C Task Force.

Nirah Johnson

Patient Expert

Nirah Johnson, LCSW, Director of Program Implementation & Capacity Building NYC Health Department, Viral Hepatitis Program serves as the lead organizer of the NYC Hep B Coalition and Hep C Task Force.

Health News

Combining Liver Cancer Tests Boosts Early Detection

Current screening guidelines for people at increased risk for liver cancer vary – some call for ultrasound imaging and others for imaging and other laboratory tests. Now, a study conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Cent...

Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Despite recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, most baby boomers have not been screened for hepatitis C (HCV) – the virus that’s responsible for half of all cases of live...

Could Lowering Cholesterol Help the Body Fight Cancer?

Lowering blood levels of cholesterol could improve the cancer-fighting ability of certain immune system cells, called Tc9 cells.