The risk of developing liver cancer is significant in those who are obese. Moreover, alcohol misuse is another reason to alleviate the risk of cancer of the liver.
Liver cancer can develop in any person but certain factors increase your risk of liver cancer. Read to know more on who is at risk for liver cancer.
[Read: How to Prevent Liver Cancer]
Currently there is no cure for liver cancer and treatment for liver cancer is not very effective. People who are at risk of liver cancer should take measures to avoid modifiable risk factors of liver cancer such as infection with hepatitis B and C virus, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity and exposure to aflatoxin. Besides this people who are at risk of liver cancer, should go for regular tests and follow-ups to detect the cancer at an early stage as it can improve prognosis and life expectancy.
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