This year’s theme for Black History Month is Black Resistance.

Let’s raise our voices to eliminate health disparities.

Liver cancer rates are rising in the Black community while declining in other ethnic communities. Let us all do our part to increase awareness and liver cancer prevention in our community.

Did You Know...

That Type 2 Diabetes and Hepatitis C (HCV) can lead to liver cancer?

Now is the time to educate yourself and take steps to protect your liver. When you increase your knowledge and improve your health, you learn how to Love Your Liver.

African Americans are

1.5x more likely

to get liver cancer and
incidence rates are on the rise

African Americans are

~2x more likely

to develop type 2 diabetes

 

African Americans are

70% more likely

to develop Hepatitis C and
can develop HCC at 
earlier stages of liver disease

African Americans have

the highest

mortality rates of any ethnic group and are less likely to be diagnosed with early stage liver cancer

The best way to stop liver cancer is to prevent it before it happens!

Most types of liver cancer are preventable. Often, symptoms are undetected, overlooked, or do not develop until later stages of the disease.

Discover the action steps you can take to improve your liver knowledge and your health. Whether you need information on the functions of the liver, or how to prevent liver cancer and disease, we have provided several videos to help you every step of the way.

Resources

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