How long can you live with Stage 4 liver cancer untreated?
If the liver cancer is localized (confined to the liver), the 5-year survival rate is 28%.
If the liver cancer is regional (has grown into nearby organs), the 5-year survival rate is 7%.
Once the liver cancer is distant (spread to distant organs or tissues), the survival time is as low as 2 years..
What are the signs of end stage liver cancer?
Symptoms of end-stage liver disease may include:Easy bleeding or bruising.Persistent or recurring yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice)Intense itching.Abdominal pain.Loss of appetite.Nausea.Swelling due to fluid buildup in your abdomen and legs.Problems with concentration and memory.
What happens when cancer spreads to the liver?
Liver metastases are tumors that have spread to the liver from other areas of the the body. Cancer cells often have aggressive tendencies and will invade other areas of the body. They usually do so by floating in the blood stream and then replicating themselves in a new place.
What is the life expectancy of someone with liver cancer?
5-year relative survival rates for liver cancerSEER stage5-year relative survival rateLocalized33%Regional11%Distant2%All SEER stages combined18%Jan 8, 2020