malignant hepatoma


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Related to malignant hepatoma: hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatocellular
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Noun1.malignant hepatoma - carcinoma of the livermalignant hepatoma - carcinoma of the liver    
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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Hepatocellular Carcinoma, also called malignant hepatoma, accounts for 80-90% of the primary malignant tumors in the liver, being the third commonest reason of deaths related to cancer1.
Valley Cottage, NY, April 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is also known as malignant hepatoma. HCC is a major malignancy of the liver and is found to occur mainly in patients with chronic liver diseases and cirrhosis.
World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated a prevalence of about 3% in 1999 with 170 million people worldwide affected by HCV.2 Malignant Hepatoma or HCC cause primary malignancy of the liver and represent the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide among them; around 80% of the HCV-related HCC are reported in the developing countries of Asia.

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