While a healthy liver has the ability to grow back, or regenerate, when it is damaged, chronic inflammation can damage the liver permanently… leading further to cirrhosis and liver cancer or liver failure if left untreated. Here are the signs of liver cancer and 3 ways to keep your liver healthy and reduce your risk of liver cancer. Click on the image to learn more about this important organ.
Take a look at these three samples of livers. One of these livers shows the common complications of chronic hepatitis, called cirrhosis. This is a scarring of the liver. Cirrhosis makes it difficult for the liver to function and can lead to liver failure, a life-threatening condition.