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CancerBro - Liver Cancer Forum, Liver Cancer Group and Support Community
Alterbridge
Posted on Aug. 6, 2019, 10:26 a.m.
Anybody here had a liver resection? I’m so scared of my cancer coming back. Does the resection usually cure it?
Romard
Posted on July 17, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Good Evening folks! I just got a good good news to share with you all. After being on Lenvatinib for 2 weeks, my AFP is down from 187 to 40.
LiverCancerBro
Posted on July 6, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Hello Community Members, Hope you are doing great. Recently, we came to know that most people here don't know from where to accept friend requests and read messages. So, we decided to post it her... read more
Henry
Posted on July 3, 2019, 3:38 p.m.
I want to ask all those people who underwent liver surgery. Can you please give me some tips about it. How can I deal with it and what to expect? Thank you in advance for your answers.
LiverCancerBro
Posted on June 28, 2019, 2:29 p.m.
Being a cancer FIGHTER, there are always a lot of questions and doubts in our mind. And who can answer them better than a SURVIVOR. So all the FIGHTERS in the group can ask what's there in their m... read more
Young
Posted on June 25, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
I have done 3 cycles of Folfox chemotherapy and now I am experiencing numbness and sever spasms in my hands. How can I overcome this? Any suggestions or tips are much appreciated.
KimMartin
Posted on June 15, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
My dad is fighting stage 2 liver cancer. He is on chemo right now and from the last few weeks he is having constipation problems. He didn't had this problem before starting the treatment. Is this j... read more
MalikaAmna
Posted on June 8, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
Hello people, I was recently diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma. I am really scared and don't know why this is happening to me. No one in my family ever had cancer and all of sudden I am deali... read more
WaqasMunir786
Posted on June 7, 2019, 1:28 a.m.
Today Lever cancer killed my Dear loving father
Haroon
Posted on June 4, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Hello community members, is there anyone here who was previously treated with nexvar and then was switched to keytruda? What was the results? Actually, I was previously treated with it and now I h... read more

Welcome to our Liver Cancer Forum and Support Group

The CancerBro Liver Cancer discussion forum is an online social support group for people dealing with liver cancer. Liver cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers share their personal stories, feelings, complaints, and experiences. Our community members help and support each other as no one has to fight liver cancer alone. 

Talking with someone who truly understand what you are going through can help cancer patients to cope with their anxieties and depression. You can instantly connect with other community members to either discuss the things that concern you either in the group or privately by using direct messages.

About Liver Cancer:

Liver cancer is a type of cancer which usually forms in the cells of the liver. According to American Cancer Society, there will be approximately 42,030 new cases of liver cancer in the United States [2019]. 

Risk Factors:

  1. Hepatitis B/C infection. 
  2. Liver cirrhosis. 
  3. Metabolic disorders.
  4. Environmental exposure.
  5. Gender and Ethnicity: Liver cancer is more common in males than females. Incidences of liver cancer is highest in Asians followed by African Americans. 

Symptoms of Liver Cancer:

  1. Fever
  2. Unexplained weight loss. 
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Loss of appetite
  5. Jaundice

Types of liver cancer:

  1. Hepatocellular carcinoma: It is the most common type of liver cancer which usually affects people with chronic liver diseases like cirrhosis. 

  2. Cholangiocarcinoma: It is also known as bile duct cancer as it starts developing in the bile ducts. 

  3. Liver Angiosarcoma: It is a rare form of liver cancer but it still ranks as the third most type of primary liver malignancies. 

  4. Hepatoblastoma: Rare form of liver cancer occuring in infants and children.

As per the stats by ACS (mentioned above), it is now important to raise liver cancer awareness more than ever. In our mission to make people more familiar with its potential risk factors, symptoms and other aspects of the disease we have written informative articles. You can check them out here

Community Guidelines

  1. If you are new to the community, then please introduce yourself to other members. In the Introduction post - you can share about your diagnosis, any experience or story, and what you expect from the support group. 
  2. If you want to stay anonymous, then please do not share any personal information anywhere in the website. You can read more about your privacy controls here
  3. Be kind to others and any use of foul or abusive language is strictly prohibited. 
  4. Do not spam the community with self promotional posts. 
  5. Do not spam other community members with excessive friend requests and personal messages. 
  6. Do not consider any information in the forum as medical opinion. 

Read other community guidelines and terms & conditions here.