The liver is your body’s chemical processing plant, a powerhouse crucial to remove toxins; but liver cancer is on the rise. Learn what we can do to change this.more
The liver can regenerate, but certain risk factors (genetic or lifestyle) contribute to an increasing prevalence of liver cancer, in an era where most cancers are decreasing. Changes have been made to address this, but there are few treatment options for people diagnosed at the advanced stage; especially for those with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the primary type of liver cancer.
Healthier liver, healthier lives
Targeting liver cancer in China
Almost half of all cases of liver cancer worldwide are found in China. We spoke to leading physician Professor Zhenggang Ren about why this is and what is being done to both prevent & treat the disease.more
Hepatocellular carcinoma – the ‘silent killer’ (Part 1)
Do you know what can cause HCC? Find out about hepatitis B and C and other risk factors.
Hepatocellular carcinoma – the ‘silent killer’ (Part 2)
How did Taiwan halve the incidence of HCC in a decade? 72% of cases are diagnosed in Asia, where big steps have been taken to address this challenge.
Hepatocellular carcinoma: A ‘silent killer’ – the facts
HCC is known as a ‘silent killer’ as the symptoms often appear too late for curative treatments. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and risk factors.