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Although it is unknown exactly how cancers of the liver develop, it is believed to begin during the growth of the liver cells. If a mistake occurs during the growth of these cells, the cells begin to multiply at an abnormally fast rate, causing a tumor. The faulty cells are not regulated by the liver as are the healthy cells. Tumors originating in the liver account for 1 to 2 percent of all childhood cancers.
There are two kinds of liver carcinoma (cancerous tumors):
Many factors affect recovery rate and treatment options:
At Children’s, every child diagnosed with a colorectal condition is handled with an individualized treatment plan and family-centered care. In addition, cutting-edge research and the latest technology provide our patients with the best possible outcomes.
Learn how you can schedule a consultation with a surgeon at Children’s.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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