Understanding Liver CancerIt's important to know the risk factors for liver cancer. Alcoholism and certain diseases such as hepatitis raise your risk of liver cancer, so understanding these conditions and how they affect liver health is important. Knowing the signs of liver cancer will help you recognize and diagnose the disease earlier.
Beads soaked in chemotherapy or radioactive isotopes can stop growth of liver tumors.
When swollen feet are caused by liver cancer, will a diuretic help relieve the swelling? Or is the cause of the swelling more complicated than that?
With this information, your doctor should be able to estimate what to expect if the disease follows its normal course, that is the prognosis and what symptoms you may need to manage.
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