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Liver Cancer

Risk Factors for Liver Cancer

The exact cause of liver cancer is not known, but certain lifestyle habits and the presence of other conditions do raise the likelihood of developing liver disease. Some of these risk factors include:

  • Gender – Men are more likely to develop liver disease than women
  • Cirrhosis
  • Prolonged alcohol abuse
  • Hepatitis B or C infection
  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Steatohepatitis due to fatty liver
  • Genetic disposition 

Locations for Liver Cancer