Understanding primary liver cancer

Find out more about the liver and different kinds of liver cancer.

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General information What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease of our cells. Sometimes cells go wrong and become abnormal. They keep dividing to make more abnormal cells which form a lump or tumour.

Liver cancer, primary The liver

The liver is the largest organ in the body. It carries out important functions.

Liver cancer, primary Types of primary liver cancer

Primary liver cancer is rare but increasing in the UK. The most common type is called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).