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Liver Cancer

What Is It? Liver cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the liver. It is also called hepatoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. The liver: Helps blood to clot Removes or neutralizes poisons, drugs and alcohol Helps the body to absorb fats and cholesterol Helps to maintain normal blood sugar levels Regulates hormones …

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