What is Liver cancer
Liver cancer is a malignant oncological disease that, if not treated, leads to the disorder of the organ’s functioning. As a result, there may be lethal consequences. Nowadays, more and more cases are detected each year. Most often, the situation is connected with the fact that there is an increased number of chronic hepatitis that are caused by oncogenic viruses.
Due to the influence of bad, provoking factors, a usual process of the liver cells renewal is disturbed. As a result, they start to divide very fast while they are not even mature enough. Liver cancer may occur because of the mutations in the genes, the reason for which is hepatitis viruses. The mutations can also occur due to the infection of chronic inflammation.