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Our highly trained specialists are available 24/7 via phone and on weekdays can assist through video calls and online chat. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with essential services and resources at every step of their cancer journey. Ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
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For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer in the United States for 2023 are:
About 41,630 new cases (28,000 in men and 13,630 in women) will be diagnosed
About 29,840 people (19,120 men and 10,720 women) will die of these cancers
Liver cancer incidence rates have more than tripled since 1980, while the death rates have more than doubled during this time.
Where is liver cancer more common?
Liver cancer is much more common in countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia than in the US. In many of these countries it is the most common type of cancer. More than 800,000 people are diagnosed with this cancer each year throughout the world. Liver cancer is also a leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, accounting for more than 700,000 deaths each year.