cancer of the liver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cancer of the liver malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
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Usage

In literature:

He died in New Caledonia of cancer of the liver.
"A Book of Remarkable Criminals" by H. B. Irving
Her disease proved to be cancer of the liver, and the physicians pronounced it incurable.
"The Story of Ida Pfeiffer and Her Travels in Many Lands" by Anonymous
The improvement, however, did not last, and her malady (cancer of the liver) returned with increased violence.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
Secondary invasion of the liver is a frequent sequel to gastric cancer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Any disturbance of the liver or pancreas (especially cancer) will almost surely give rise to stomach symptoms.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

Mosher, 70, who died of liver cancer July 10 at a clinic in Berlin, was a contrarian psychiatrist and schizophrenia expert who was dismissed from the National Institute of Mental Health for his controversial theories on treatment.
Rush drummer and Blue Cheer fan Neil Peart wrote the following in memory of singer/bassist Dickie Peterson, who died after a battle with liver cancer on October 12th.
Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplants and primary liver cancer, which is the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related deaths.
A jam session at the deathbed Jacob Switzer,13, writes and plays a song with his father Steve who died soon after from liver cancer.VIDEO COURTESY OF THE SWITZER FAMILY.
P> John Ross — poet, journalist, hell raiser, and iconic San Franciscan — died Jan 16 of liver cancer, on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro in Mexico.
KINK afternoon host Les Sarnoff, a pillar of the station's on-air crew for decades, has gone on leave while being treated for lung cancer that has spread to his kidneys and liver.
Screening people with alcoholic liver damage for signs of cancer may not be worth the expense or other downsides, a new report says.
NEW YORK — Screening people with alcoholic liver damage for signs of cancer may not be worth the expense or other downsides, a new report says.
The former president of East Germany, Erich Honecker, who is terminally ill with liver cancer, received a pacemaker to correct a heart problem, his doctors said today.
KINK afternoon host Les Sarnoff , a pillar of the station's on-air crew for decades, has gone on leave while being treated for lung cancer that has spread to his kidneys and liver.
Frank Tanabe, a World War II veteran who made sure he voted in the 2012 US elections from his sick bed last week, died of liver cancer today.
Scott died Saturday of pancreatic and liver cancer at his home in Charlotte, said Bill Kopald with the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
Fans may pay their respects to the former champion, who died Monday of liver cancer at age 67, from 10 am to 5 pm tomorrow and from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday.
Bill Kopald with the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame said Scott died from pancreatic and liver cancer Saturday at his home in Charlotte.
Jon Kest, 57, a social activist and founder of the Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now ( ACORN ), died Wednesday, Dec 5, of liver cancer at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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In science:

Examples of terms existing in the list: toxicity of inorganic selenium salts, cancer of the liver, diabetic syndrome, histological examination, etc.
A Linguistic Model for Terminology Extraction based Conditional Random Fields
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