A large organ in the top right side of the abdomen. Plays an important role in the breakdown and build-up, digestion, detoxification and removal of substances from the body.

Liver Cancer

Cancer that begins in the liver.

Liver Scan

Images of the liver that can show abnormalities, including tumours. A radioactive substance is injected, and travels to the liver where it collects, especially in abnormal areas. A special camera can identify these areas.

Cancer Dictionary

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