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Liver Cancer in Children: A Summary

The following points are important to keep in mind regarding liver cancer in children:
 
  • Liver cancer in children is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the liver
  • Certain diseases and disorders can increase the risk of liver cancer in children
  • Possible signs of childhood liver cancer include a lump or pain in the abdomen
  • Tests that examine the liver and the blood are used to detect and diagnose liver cancer in children
  • Certain factors affect prognosis and treatment options.
     
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Last reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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