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secondary hepatic cancer

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Secondary malignant hepatic neoplasm is a type of cancer that has spread to the liver from another part of the body. It is also known as metastatic liver cancer. This type of cancer is caused by the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumor site to the liver. The most common types of cancer that can spread to the liver are colorectal, breast, and lung cancer. Symptoms of secondary malignant hepatic neoplasm include abdominal pain, jaundice, weight loss, and fatigue. Treatment options include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.

  • hepatic carcinomatosis
  • liver metastasis
  • secondary liver cancer
  • secondary malignant hepatic neoplasm
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