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Causes of Liver cancer

List of causes of Liver cancer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Liver cancer) that could possibly cause Liver cancer includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Liver cancer

Liver cancer Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Liver cancer:

Liver cancer Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Liver cancer: Men 2:1 women....more »

Gender Profile of Liver cancer: Men are twice as likely as women to get liver cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Liver Cancer: NCI) ...more »

Liver cancer: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Liver cancer, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Liver cancer:

Liver cancer: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Liver cancer: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Liver cancer:

  • Cell types affected:
    • Hepatocellular carcinoma - primary liver cancer (hepatoma); also called "malignant hepatoma".
    • Secondary liver cancer - caused by metastasis of some other non-liver cancer cell type.
  • Stage of liver cancer:
    • Localized resectable liver cancer - a local cancer than can be treated with partial liver surgery.
    • Localized unresectable cancer - not treatable by local liver surgery, but not spread to lymph nodes.
  • Childhood hepatocellular carcinoma - also called "hepatoblastoma"
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Liver cancer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Liver cancer as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Liver cancer as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Liver cancer. Our database lists the following as having Liver cancer as a complication of that condition:

Liver cancer as a symptom:

Conditions listing Liver cancer as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Liver cancer. Our database lists the following as having Liver cancer as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Liver cancer:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Liver cancer as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Medical news summaries relating to Liver cancer:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Liver cancer:

Related information on causes of Liver cancer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Liver cancer may be found in:


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