cancer of the liver

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Related to cancer of the liver: colon cancer, cirrhosis of the liver
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Noun1.cancer of the liver - 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
liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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Measures that can significantly reduce one's risk for cancer of the liver include vaccination for hepatitis B, avoidance of alcohol, proper storage of foodstuff, maintenance of a desirable body weight, exercise, and a healthy diet.
Qasim died in Safed hospital in northern Israel after suffering from cancer of the liver for the past three years, Issam Khuri, a novelist and close family friend, told AFP.
In a statement on the Lawn Tennis Association website, she said: "I have recently been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
1 Elena Baltacha has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A prisoner with cancer of the liver, Muhlis Barut, who had been granted permission to return to his family, died on Sunday at the ystanbul Training and Research Hospital before reaching home.
In the journal Hepatology, Arab researchers report a protective effect for saffron against cancer of the liver in rats.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and the Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital in China have said that a human gene implicated in the development of leukemia also acts to prevent cancer of the liver.
The primary objective of the open-label study is to determine the safety and tolerability of a single intralesional injection of PV-10 in patients with cancer of the liver.
Sir Michael said: "My father had cancer of the liver and I was in such anguish over the pain he was in, that I said to this doctor, I said 'Isn't there anything else you could, just give him an overdose and end this', because I wanted him to go and he said 'Oh no, no, no, we couldn't do that.
He was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2005 and has cirrhosis and cancer of the liver.
A family of chemicals known as phthalates, used in synthetic fragrances, have been found to produce cancer of the liver and birth defects in lab animals.
However, her condition worsened and it was revealed she had been suffering from a rare form of cancer of the liver.