Read about the possible symptoms of liver cancer and when it's a good idea to get checked out by your doctor.


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.


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

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.

Getting diagnosed

Primary liver cancer is cancer that started in the liver. Find out about getting diagnosed.


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. 


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.

Last reviewed: 
09 Mar 2015

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