The liver is a football-shaped large organ located on the upper right side of the stomach under ribs. The liver plays an important role in the digestion of food, storing and filtering of blood and controlling blood clotting. It is the only organ in the body that can renew itself. Liver cancer affects around 30 people per 1,00,000 and its major cause is diabetes, hepatitis, and consumption of alcohol. The most common type is hepatocellular carcinoma while others like hepatoblastoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma are uncommon. It is more common in males than females. The most common symptoms include abdominal pain, back pain, jaundice, itching, anemia, weight loss, and fever.
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