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The American Cancer Society’s estimates for primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer in the United States for 2023 are:
About 41,210 new cases (27,980 in men and 13,230 in women) will be diagnosed
About 29,380 people (19,000 men and 10,380 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.