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Hepatocellular carcinoma

Introduction: Hepatocellular carcinoma

Description of Hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma (medical condition): Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »

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Liver cancer:
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Hepatocellular carcinoma: A type of adenocarcinoma, the most common type of liver tumor.
Source: National Institute of Health

Hepatocellular carcinoma: carcinoma of the liver.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hepatocellular carcinoma: relatively uncommon malignant hepatic tumor; usually arises in cirrhotic liver; predominately affects males.
Source: Diseases Database

Hepatocellular carcinoma: primary malignant neoplasm of epithelial liver cells; it ranges from a well-differentiated tumor with epithelial cells indistinguishable from normal hepatocytes to a poorly differentiated neoplasm; the cells may be uniform or markedly pleomorphic, or form giant cells; associations exist with chronic hepatitis B virus infection, some types of cirrhosis, and hepatitis C virus infection.
Source: CRISP

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Related Topics

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Hepatocellular carcinoma: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hepatocellular carcinoma as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Hepatocellular carcinoma as a Disease

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Another name for Liver cancer (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Liver cancer
  »Symptoms of Liver cancer
  »Causes of Liver cancer
  »Treatments for Liver cancer

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Related Diseases

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Hepatocellular carcinoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hepatocellular carcinoma

Some of the causes of Hepatocellular carcinoma are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Hepatocellular carcinoma (Liver cancer)

Some of the symptoms of Hepatocellular carcinoma incude:

Treatments for Hepatocellular carcinoma (Liver cancer)

Treatments for Hepatocellular carcinoma (Liver cancer) include:

Treatment of Hepatocellular carcinoma: For more treatment information about Hepatocellular carcinoma, see treatment of Liver cancer (Hepatocellular carcinoma)

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hepatocellular carcinoma:

Terms associated with Hepatocellular carcinoma:

Terms Similar to Hepatocellular carcinoma:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Hepatocellular carcinoma

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Hepatocellular carcinoma can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hepatocellular carcinoma

The following list attempts to classify Hepatocellular carcinoma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • carcinoma
  • cancer,malignant neoplastic disease
  • malignant neoplasm,malignant tumor,metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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