Life expectancy and prognosis after liver failure depends on the specific causes that destroy the liver's functionality. Early intervention or a liver transplant can successfully treat chronic liver failure that develops... More »

Life expectancy for someone diagnosed with liver cancer depends on how widespread the cancer is, notes the American Cancer Society. The life expectancy for a cancer survivor is based on how many survivors live five years... More »

The average 5-year survival rate following a diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL, is between 50 and 80 percent, according to Healthline. Survival at the 10-year mark is around 34.8 percent for both CLL type... More »

Scarring or damage to the liver as a result of hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis or a history of excessive alcohol consumption may cause fluid to build up in the abdomen, a condition also known as ascites, explains Healthline.... More »

Some causes of excess fluid in the abdomen include portal hypertension, albumin, congestive heart failure, portal vein thrombosis and cancers of the liver, colon, ovaries and pancreas, explains MedlinePlus. Other causes ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

A number of conditions, including liver and gallbladder disorders, pancreatic disorders and autoimmune diseases, can cause yellow stool, according to Healthline. Such conditions include cirrhosis of the liver, chronic pa... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

The life expectancy of someone with cirrhosis of the liver varies greatly with the cause, extent and progression of the disease, as reported by the Digestive Disease Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ma... More »