Question by  imthehope (13)

What is hepatocellular cancer?

My father was just diagnosed.


Answer by  Bubba49 (177)

This cancer is derived from the liver cells themselves as opposed to the blood vessels or ducts. It has a bad prognosis.


Answer by  skm (432)

Hepatocellular cancer is a neoplasm of the liver. It is the most common cause of primary liver cancer. It often develops in patients who have diseased livers.


Answer by  Connie45 (1110)

It is liver cancer, often known as HCC (hepatocellular carcinoma.) Depending on the size and how many tumors there are, treatments can include chemoembolization and surgery.


Answer by  djb228 (510)

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common form of liver cancer. The treatment and prognosis depend on the specific nature of your father's tumor, information his doctors have.

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