What are liver tumors?
Also known as: hemangioma, hepatic adenoma, hamartoma, focal nodular hyperplasia, liver cancer, hepatoblastoma, hepatocellular carcinoma.
Liver tumors are abnormal growths within the liver that can be either benign (non-spreading) or cancerous. Hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatoblastoma are common types of liver cancer found in children; boys are more often affected than girls.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
© 2023 Nicklaus Children's Hospital. All Rights Reserved.