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

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