Liver cancer

 Canadian Statistics for 2016

Incidence* 2,400 new cases 18th highest incidence rate
by cancer
Mortality by cancer* 1,200 deaths 17th highest mortality rate
by cancer
Probability of developing cancer† Men 0.8%
Women 0.3%
1 in 133 people
1 in 373 people
Probability of dying from cancer†


Men 0.4%
Women 0.1 %


1 in 224 men
1 in 684 women
*: Estimated number of cases or deaths by cancer for 2016.
†: Lifetime probability of developing or dying from cancer.
Source:
Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016

 Important Fact

Between 1998 and 2007, the incidence rate for liver cancer in men increased by an average of 4% per year, and in women by a little over 2% per year.

 Risk Factors

  • chronic hepatitis B or C infection
  • cirrhosis
  • alcohol
  • hereditary haemochromatosis
For more information:

Types of liver cancer
Causes – Risk factors
Signs and symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatments
Prognosis
References

 


 


 

 


Liver cancer

The five-year relative survival ratio is now 19%.



$1,437,980
granted by the Cancer Research Society since 2009.



Funded projects for Liver cancer

Years

Projects

Amount

2016-2018

1

$120,000

2015-2017

2

$240,000

2014-2016

2

$240,000

2013-2015

2

$240,000

2012-2014

2

$238,580

2011-2013

1

$120,000

2009-2011

2

$239,400

Total

12

$1,437,980

KEY DISCOVERIES