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    Understanding Liver Cancer -- Prevention

    How Can I Prevent Liver Cancer?

    Here are ways to reduce your risk of getting liver cancer:

    • If you risk exposure to hepatitis, ask your doctor about getting immunized.
    • Practice safe sex and avoid IV drug use.
    • Drink alcohol only in moderation.
    • If you work around chemicals linked to liver cancer, follow safety guidelines to avoid unnecessary contact.
    • Before taking iron supplements, check with a doctor to make sure you really need them.
    • Do not use anabolic steroids unless medically necessary.

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    Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on March 15, 2015

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