Liver cancers

Primary liver cancer is cancer that starts in the liver. There are several different types, including:

People with primary cancers which have started elsewhere in the body can  develop secondary cancer in their liver. This type of liver cancer is not the same as that which has originated in the liver cells.

It is made up of the same cells as the primary cancer that it spread from. And it is more similar to the primary cancer than to a cancer that started in the liver (primary liver cancer).

For more information about secondary liver cancer visit Macmillan Cancer Support or Cancer Research UK.