liver cancer


What is cholangiocarcinoma? Cholangiocarcinoma is a type of bile duct cancer. Bile ducts are small tubes that help move bile from the liver to a part of the small intestine called the duodenum. What is the difference between intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma? Intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma are very similar types of cancer. The main …
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

What is hepatocellular carcinoma? Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a type of liver cancer and the most common type of liver cancer in adults. Hepatocellular carcinoma starts from specialized cells called hepatocytes in the liver. People with cirrhosis or long-standing hepatitis B or C infections are at high risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma. What are the …
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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

What is intrahepatic cholangiocarcioma? Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a type of bile duct cancer. It is called ‘intrahepatic’ because the tumour starts from a bile duct inside the liver. What are the symptoms of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma? Unfortunately, most patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma experience very few symptoms until the tumour reaches an advanced stage and blocks the …
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