Cancer of the Liver
Alternate Names : Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatoma
What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
The first symptoms of liver cancer can be from the effect of waste products building up in the blood.
The skin becomes yellow, a condition called
jaundice. The urine may turn dark orange from the level of waste products
in the blood.
vomiting are also common. Significant weight loss usually occurs. As the liver enlarges from cancerous growth, it becomes tender. Fluid, or ascites, can develop in the abdomen. The swelling from this can be painful.