Understanding primary liver cancer

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

  • What is cancer?

    There are more than 200 different kinds of cancer, each with its own name and treatment.

  • The liver

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

  • Types of primary liver cancer

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

  • Symptoms of primary liver cancer

    In the early stages of primary liver cancer, there are often no symptoms. See your doctor if you notice any symptoms.

Liver cancer explained

Liver surgeon Aamir Khan talks about primary liver cancer. He explains the symptoms, how liver cancer is diagnosed, possible causes, and treatments.

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Liver cancer explained

Liver surgeon Aamir Khan talks about primary liver cancer. He explains the symptoms, how liver cancer is diagnosed, possible causes, and treatments.

About our cancer information videos