Also called malignant hepatoma, is the most common type of liver cancer. Most cases of HCC are as a result of either a viral hepatitis infection (hepatitis B or C), metabolic toxins such as alcohol or aflatoxin, conditions like hemochromatosis and alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency or NASH.
Abdominal pain or tenderness, especially in the upper-right part.
Easy bruising or bleeding.
Yellow skin or eyes (jaundice)
Unexplained weight loss.
General practitioner appointment
Complete blood count (CBC)
Alanine transaminase (ALT)
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)
Prothrombin ratio (PR) / International normalized ratio (INR)