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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com)-- Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is also known as malignant hepatoma.
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.
1975), multiple sclerosis (Lolin and Ward 1995), chronic "cryptogenic" liver disease (Carlson and Eriksson 1985), and malignant hepatoma (Carlson and Eriksson 1985).

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