Malignant liver tumours

  title={Malignant liver tumours},
  author={Dhanwant Gomez and Dileep N. Lobo},
Abstract Malignant liver tumours can be primary or secondary. The most common primary malignant liver tumours are hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (IHC), while the colorectal and neuroendocrine liver metastases account for the majority of secondary tumours. HCC tends to arise in patients with cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis or alcohol. Diagnosis is usually made on a raised α-fetoprotein and CT and MRI. Treatment options include hepatic resection… CONTINUE READING

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