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Fatty liver

Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.

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Cirrhosis of the liver

Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.

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Liver cancer

Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more here about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.

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Liver cancer treatment

Liver cancer is a cancer affecting the cells of your liver. It is among the top ten causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Find out more about liver cancer including the different types of treatments.

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Liver biopsy

A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).

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Fatty liver treatment

If you have fatty liver, your doctor will advise you on possible lifestyle changes and how to treat it. Learn more about the different treatment options available.

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Liver function tests

Liver function tests are blood tests that can provide information about how your liver is working.

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Digestive system cancers

Trusted information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on liver cancer, bile duct cancer.

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause serious liver disease in an infected person. The hepatitis C virus is usually transmitted when blood from an infected person enters the bloodstream of another person.

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B can lead to liver damage over time. If it turns out you have hepatitis B, it is important to protect others from infection. Find out how.

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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common, inherited genetic condition that can cause chronic lung and liver disease. Treatment can slow down the progress of the disease. Learn more here.

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