About Fibro

Fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC) is a rare cancer of the liver that usually occurs in teens and young adults under 40 years old. This cancer is different than other types of liver cancer because it affects individuals who have otherwise healthy livers. FLC is believed to comprise between 1% and 5% of all liver cancers. FLC …

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Fibrolamellar FAQ’s

These answers are from our own research and experience, and do not necessarily represent proven scientific fact.  FCF does not recommend doctors or promote any specific forms of treatment. FCF only provides information for the patient community to share with their personal physicians.

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What is Fibrolamellar?

Fibrolamellar (fibro-la-mel-lar) Hepatocellular Carcinoma is a rare liver cancer that usually occurs in adolescents and young adults who have no history of liver disease. Patients typically present with symptoms which may include abdominal, shoulder or back pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, jaundice, and occasionally a palpable mass.The typical treatment is surgical removal of the tumor. …

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