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what is the difference between liver cancer and cirrhosis of the liver?

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Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Liver cancer can arise from cirrhosis which is called a primary liver cancer or hepatocellular cancer (HCC), or a secondary liver cancer meaning the cancer has come from somewhere else in the body (metastatic liver cancer). Either way, you need to see a liver specialist who can suggest options.
Answered on Mar 1, 2019
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