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Hepatocellular carcinoma, childhood
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jaundice, vomiting, fever, itchy skin, anemia, and back pain. Treatment options may vary depending on a variety of factors including the stage of the cancer.Hepatocellular carcinoma, childhood is a rare type of cancer of the liver that affects children. Symptoms may include a mass in the abdomen, swollen abdomen, abdominal pain, weight loss, poor appetite,
Last updated: 2/20/2009
- Rosenthal P. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2008; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18367947. Accessed 2/11/2009.
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