MAC11917 E05 cover

Understanding primary liver cancer

Booklet
Published: 30 Jun 2020
Next review: 30 Jun 2023
Edition: 5
MAC11917 E05 cover

This booklet is about the most common type of primary liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with primary liver cancer. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

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Published: 30 Jun 2020
Next review: 30 Jun 2023
Edition: 5

This booklet is about the most common type of primary liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with primary liver cancer. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

About this booklet

Primary liver cancer is cancer that starts in the liver. This booklet explains what primary liver cancer is, the symptoms, diagnosis and how it is treated.

There is also information about ways of controlling symptoms and coping with the emotional impact. 

View our online information about primary liver cancer.

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Macmillan Cancer Support Line
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