Liver Day Event
Join patients, families, caregivers, community organizations and those interested in liver health to discuss the importance of addressing liver disease in their communities.
14 East Wing Room
October 27, 2002
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM ET
Buildings Lighting Green for Liver Health
Listed alphabetically by city
- Harrisburg: State Capital Building, First Week of October, 2022
- Pittsburgh, City Hall, First Week of October, 2022
- Philadelphia, One Liberty Place, October 11, 2022
- Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Bridge, October 15, 2022
Liver Health Screenings
If you are uninsured and at risk you may be eligible for free screening. A listing of our partner sites offering screenings will be added to this page. Please check back or contact our free Helpline, 1-800-GO-LIVER/1-800-465-4837.
State Liver Disease Facts
- 1,632 Pennsylvanians died of liver disease
- 1,483Pennsylvanians have liver cancer
- 549 transplants were performed in 2021 with 614 people currently on the waiting list and 64 people who died waiting.
- 9.7% of adults in Pennsylvania have diabetes.
- 66.6% of adults in Pennsylvania are overweight or obese.
- 23.4% of adults have no leisure-time physician activity.
- 1 serving of fruit is consumed daily by adults in Pennsylvania.
- 1.6 servings of vegetables are consumed daily by adults in Pennsylvania.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis Mortality by State. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/liver_disease_mortality/liver_disease.htm
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019). Cancer Statistics At a Glance. Retrieved from https://gis.cdc.gov/Cancer/USCS/#/AtAGlance/
- Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network. (2022). State Data. Retrieved from https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/data/view-data-reports/state-data/