What is the outlook if you have liver cancer?

Your outlook, also called your prognosis, depends on things like your overall health, the type and stage of your cancer, and how well you respond to treatment.

Liver cancer will be cured for the small number of people who are able to have a successful organ transplant. Liver cancer is also resolved for about one in three people who have surgery to remove tumors or parts of the liver. Liver cancer that is not treated successful is fatal, but researchers are working daily to find more effective treatments.

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