About the Disease

Liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic cancer, and hepatoma, occurs when abnormal cells in the liver grow and divide out of control and form a tumor. It is a cancer that affects the digestive system.

Source: National Institutes of Health

Related Organizations

Diagnosis Codes

ICD-10: C22.0, C22.8, C22.9

Alliance Partners

Patients can receive free education and support services.

The American Liver Foundation provides education and support services and engages in advocacy and research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease.