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Primary Malignant Liver Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonym: Primary liver cancer
SNOMED CT: Ca liver - primary (95214007); Primary malignant neoplasm of liver (95214007)


An epithelial or non-epithelial malignant neoplasm that arises from the liver. Representative examples include hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPrimary Malignant Liver Neoplasm

Professional guidelines


Carvajal RD, Sacco JJ, Jager MJ, Eschelman DJ, Olofsson Bagge R, Harbour JW, Chieng ND, Patel SP, Joshua AM, Piperno-Neumann S
Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2023 Feb;20(2):99-115. Epub 2023 Jan 4 doi: 10.1038/s41571-022-00714-1. PMID: 36600005
Gillies RJ, Schabath MB
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 Dec;29(12):2556-2567. Epub 2020 Sep 11 doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0075. PMID: 32917666
Baird DC, Meyers GJ, Hu JS
Am Fam Physician 2018 Feb 15;97(4):261-268. PMID: 29671528

Recent clinical studies


Ward SC, Waxman S
Semin Liver Dis 2011 Feb;31(1):61-70. Epub 2011 Feb 22 doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1272835. PMID: 21344351

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