Oct 03, 2012
Chronic infection: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C
Excessive alcohol consumption: Cirrhosis, fatty liver
Nonalcoholic fatty liver, Type II diabetes, and Obesity.
Aflatoxins: mold produced by grains and nuts that are not stored a proper temperature; regulated in US
Vinyl chloride exposure
Inherited liver diseases: Wilson’s disease, hemochromatosis
Use of anabolic steroids (performance enhancing steroids
May not be noticed in early stage of disease
Do not ignore symptoms. Go to your healthcare provider. Inform a close confidant so that you will not be in denial.
Treatment is tailored for each person based on other health factors, type of cancer and stage of disease. Treatment options may include one or more of the following: surgery, transplant, chemotherapy, radiation, ablation or chemoembolization.