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Liver Cancer

Hepatocellular carcinoma is cancer of the liver.

Alternative Names:

  • Primary liver cell carcinoma
  • Tumor - liver
  • Liver cancer
  • Cancer - liver

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Abdominal Cancer
(Including Esophageal, Stomach, Colon, Rectal, Liver, and Pancreatic Cancers)

Management of abdominal cancers focuses on preventive measures, early detection and treatment through numerous clinical trials developed locally, regionally and nationally. New drug and radiation therapies, and combined modality treatments, are being explored through these trials.

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Facts About Liver Cancer

Facts About Liver Cancer

Although liver cancer is much more common in developing nations in Africa and East Asia, it is still the fifth-leading cause of cancer death among men and ninth-leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.

Last Updated: 10-04-2016
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