Human genes for hepatocellular carcinoma
Hepatocellular carcinoma [DOID:684]
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC, also called malignant hepatoma) is the most common type of liver cancer. Most cases of HCC are secondary to either a viral hepatitis infection (hepatitis B or C) or cirrhosis (alcoholism being the most common cause of hepatic cirrhosis).
Synonyms: hepatocellular carcinoma, DOID:684, HCC, Hepatocellular carcinoma (clinical), Hepatocellular carcinoma (morphologic abnormality) ...