What Is Liver Cancer
Cancer refers to a condition in which body loses the potential to replace the dead and worn out cells effectively and in a controlled manner. Cancer can affect any individual and almost any part of the body. In the case of liver cancer, liver the largest gland of our body gets affected and thus is not able to perform routine tasks effectively. Liver cancer can affect various parts of liver including bile ducts, which prevents the liver from performing the task of helping in digestion and getting body rid of drugs, dead red blood cells etc.
The leading cause of liver cancer is Cirrhosis (Cirrhosis is a chronic condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-term damage) due to either hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or Alcohol overuse.