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Liver Cancer

  1. 1. LIVER CANCER<br />Dylan Wissman<br />
  2. 2. Description of Liver Cancer<br />Cancer that effects the liver by tumors or other cancer cells<br />http://www.alternativehealth.co.nz/cancer/liver/livercancer.jpg<br />
  3. 3. Function of the Liver<br />Breaks down and stores nutrients <br />Makes a substance that causes blood to clot<br />Helps with the production of bile<br />Helps with the pumping of toxic waste<br />http://www.epidemic.org/theFacts/theLiver/images/healthyLiver.jpg<br />
  4. 4. Risk Factors of Liver Cancer<br />Vival Hepatitis<br />Cirrhosis<br />Age<br />Gender<br />Environmental Factors<br />
  5. 5. Causes of Liver Cancer<br />Hepatitis B <br />Hepatitis C<br />Cirrhosis<br />Drug use<br />Alcohol<br />Smoking<br />Diabetes<br />www.modernguidetohealth.com/wp-content/uploads//2009/04/liver-cancer-2.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Symptoms of Liver Cancer<br />Unexplained weight loss<br />Appetite loss<br />Nausea<br />Vomiting<br />Yellow skin or eyes<br />A “lump” under the right rib<br />
  7. 7. Detection of Liver Cancer<br />Many tests can be used to detect liver cancer like:<br />AFP Test<br />Ultrasound<br />Biospy<br />CAT scan<br />MRI<br />http://www.medicalecho.net/IMAGES/1JH/1JH0000A-tumor-gallbladder-ultrasound-liver.JPG<br />
  8. 8. Staging Process of Liver Cancer<br />Stage I<br />Stage II<br />Stage IIIA<br />Stage IIIB<br />Stage IIIC<br />Stage IV<br />http://www.hepfoundation.org.nz/images/liver2.jpg<br />
  9. 9. Survival Rate of Liver Cancer<br />Stage I-III five year survival rate is 50%<br />Stage IV five year survival rate is 10%<br />http://www3.niddk.nih.gov/Burden_of_Digestive_Diseases/images/Burden_C09.F1_CanLiver_Incid_700px.jpg<br />
  10. 10. Treatments of Liver Cancer<br />Surgery<br />Liver transplant<br />Radiation Therapy<br />Chemotherpy<br />Tumorablation<br />http://mycanceradvisor.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/radiation-therapy.jpg<br />
  11. 11. Side Effects of Treatment<br />Surgery – Pain, weakness, fatigue, liver failure, bleeding, and infection<br />Radiation Therapy – Fatiuge, skin reactions, and upset stomach<br />Chemotherapy – Nausea, vomiting, fatigue, low blood count, bleeding after minor cuts, headaches, hair loss, and dark sin and fingernails<br />Tumor ablation – May not get rid of cancer<br />
  12. 12. Doctors for Liver Cancer<br />Oncologists<br />Radiation oncologist<br />Gastroenterologist<br />Transplant surgeons <br />http://images.medicinenet.com/images/illustrations/Liver.jpg<br />
  13. 13. Famous People with Liver Cancer<br />Christopher Glenn <br />Lawrence Payton<br />Clermont Pepin <br />Lee Remrick<br />Donald Reese<br />
  14. 14. Statistics for Liver Cancer<br />22,620 adults in 2009 (16,410 men and 6,210 women) get liver cancer in the USA.<br />18160 deaths in 2009 (12,090 men and 6,070 women) from liver cancer in the USA.<br />Liver cancer is the sixth deadliest cancer in the USA<br />
  15. 15. Bibliography <br />&quot;American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms.&quot; American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.cancer.org&gt;. <br />&quot;Doctor-approved cancer information from ASCO | Cancer.Net.&quot; Doctor-approved cancer information from ASCO | Cancer.Net. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.peoplelivingwithcacer.org&gt;. <br />
  16. 16. Bibliography (Continuted)<br />&quot;Health and Medical Information Producted by Doctors.&quot; Health and Medical Information Producted by Doctors. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Jan. 2010. &lt;http://www.medicinenet.com&gt;.<br />

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