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Liver Cancer Hepatocellular Carcinoma (cont.)

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Can liver cancer be prevented?

Prevention of cirrhosis, which is the underlying cause of liver cancer, will help in preventing the development of liver cancer.

Routine surveillance for liver cancer by performing ultrasound of the liver every 6 months in patients with a cirrhotic liver will detect early liver cancer.


American Cancer Society

American Association for Study of Liver Diseases

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/20/2014

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