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Understanding Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma – HCC)

Understanding Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma – HCC)

Introduction In Malaysia, liver cancer ranked eighth most common cancer amongst Malaysian population, with males to female ratio around 2:1. Mostly, around 80%, present at late stages (III, IV). Risk factors Main risk of developing liver cancer is liver cirrhosis, which is liver impairment caused by scarring/ fibrosis of liver. One third of patients with … Continue reading Understanding Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma – HCC)