Liver Cancer: Survivorship & Support

Advances in treatment have boosted the survival rate for liver cancer. Many people who are diagnosed with liver cancer survive the disease. However, we understand that fighting cancer and coping with the aftereffects of treatment can be overwhelming.

Our experts are skilled in identifying and managing the various symptoms and complications associated with the treatment of liver cancer, including the emotional and psychological aspects of living with this disease.

Survivorship Center

Visit our Survivorship Center for answers to any questions you might have about your health and everyday life after cancer treatment. You can find information about professionally led support groups, recommendations about healthy living, and other specialized services. We also offer a range of resources to help survivors, families, and friends better understand the complex emotional and social issues that may arise following treatment.

Additional services are offered through our Resources for Life After Cancer program, which provides a full range of educational support services, including individual and family counseling, lectures and support groups, and practical guidance on employment and insurance issues.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Counseling Center

People with primary liver cancer can have unique psychological and social needs. Our Counseling Center offers individual and family counseling sessions to help you and your family members address any problems that may arise from adjusting to life during and after treatment.

Rehabilitation

Following surgery or other treatments for liver cancer, you may notice changes in your strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. Rehabilitation therapy can help improve your quality of life.

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, physical therapists work closely with your medical team to design individualized exercise programs. We offer patients valuable techniques to increase mobility and decrease pain after surgery. Learn more about our rehabilitation services.

Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine complements mainstream medical care by addressing a variety of physical and emotional symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment. Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service offers a number of therapies including various types of massage, acupuncture, hypnotherapy, meditation, visualization and other mind-body therapies, music therapy, and nutritional counseling, as well as classes such as yoga, t'ai chi, and chair aerobics.