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Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)

If you, or someone you know has liver cancer, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources.

What to expect

The liver cancer pathway is a guide developed by the Victorian Government and Cancer Council Victoria, to help you know what to expect at every step after a diagnosis of liver cancer.

Diagnosis information

The links below will take you to information about liver cancer and the most recent approaches to treatment. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.

Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.

If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

The Victoria Cancer Council provide an overview of liver cancer, types of liver cancer and how it is commonly treated.

Cancer Australia provide information about liver cancer risks, diagnosis and treatment.

The Liver cancer Common Path video provides people with an opportunity to learn from others who have already experienced a cancer diagnosis.

Support information and services

Many people say that being diagnosed with liver cancer can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by liver cancer.

Pancare can help you find the support you need for your own diagnosis or that of a loved one. They provide financial aid and emotional support with a dedicated community care program. 

The Rare Cancers Australia’s Patient Support Program provides patients with a centre of knowledge, guidance, advice and hope.