Read about the possible symptoms of liver cancer. 

Getting diagnosed

Find out about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist and the tests you might have to diagnose and stage primary liver cancer. 


There are different types of cancer that start in the liver. Find out about them.


The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and how far it’s spread.Find out about the stages of liver cancer.


Find out about the different types of liver cancer treatments.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Living with cancer

Get support to cope during and after liver cancer treatment.

Risks and causes

Liver cancer is quite rare in the UK, but is increasing. We don’t know what causes most liver cancers. But there are some factors that might increase your risk of developing it.


The likely outcome when you have cancer depends on how advanced it is when it is diagnosed. Find general statistics about survival for liver cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
09 Mar 2015

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