hepatocellular carcinoma

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Related to liver cell cancer: Hepatic cancer
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Noun1.hepatocellular carcinoma - carcinoma of the liverhepatocellular carcinoma - carcinoma of the liver    
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'This corresponds to above 20 million people living with the virus in a population of 198 million who are not aware, and are at the risk of developing chronic complications of liver cirrhosis and primary liver cell cancer,' he said.
Egyptians lack awareness of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a primary liver cell cancer and one of the deadliest types of malignancy, contributing to its continued spread, according to a newly published report.
The most significant risk elevation was established for pancreatic and liver cell cancers. The rate of these cancers in people with type 2 diabetes is elevated by factor six and 4.25 respectively compared to the general population.