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Definition of the noun liver cancer

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noun

  1. malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of liver cancer: cancer of the liver
    • more generic terms: liver disease = a disease affecting the liver; carcinoma = any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue

Alternative definition of the noun liver cancer

noun

  1. [medicine] A malignant neoplasm of the liver.

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Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

liver cancer A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the tissues of the liver. liver metastases Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Marie Annick Buendia Oncogenesis and Molecular Virology Unit, Inserm U579, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Definition Primary liver cancer includes four major histological tumor types. The most frequent form is hepatocellular carcinoma ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases (2006)

by James H. Chow, Cheryl Chow

Otherwise, patients with metastatic liver cancer are rarely treated with the surgical removal or destruction of the tumors in the liver, because treatment directed at the liver does not prolong the patient's life in these situations. Quite often, there ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2010)

by Sherry Torkos

liver cancer liver disease alcohol and black cohosh and conditions caused by effect on amino acids protection from treatment of vitamins and See also hepatitis lovastatin low libido low thyroid ...

Google previewScience Encyclopedia

by BPI

Some of the common diseases of the liver are jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. The liver may also be unable to perform its vital functions because of genetic defects. Many times, the liver returns to normal functioning after the ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

LIVER CANCER 437 Liver An organ thai performs complex functions relating to the processing, Filtering, and regulating of chemicals in the blood. The liver — the largest internal organ in the body — lies in the upper right side of the abdomen, ...

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