liver cancer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n liver cancer 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
Is it Bright's, or cancer, or the lungs, or the liver, or the kidneys, or the heart, or what's its name?
"Wild Youth, Volume Complete" by Gilbert Parker
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
Father alcoholic; died of cancer of liver and stomach.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
Brenchfield has had this thing eating at his liver like a cancer for six years now and the longer it eats the worse he'll suffer.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
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:

Study doubts value of liver cancer screening.
Pfizer to Study Liver Cancer in Korean Patients with Samsung Medical Center.
Onyx and Bayer's kidney cancer drug Nexavar (sorafenib) was found to also extend the lives of liver cancer patients in a clinical trial by almost three.
The cause was liver cancer.
A group of art students in DC found a unique way to honor a beloved teacher as he was dying from liver cancer.
There are 16,000 new cases of liver cancer diagnosed each year.
A recent study reveals that vitamin E , a common vitamin found in vegetable oil, nuts, mango, broccoli and spinach, may protect against liver cancer.
Vitamin E Could Protect Against Liver Cancer.
Taking aspirin may help lower your risk of liver cancer.
He had been diagnosed with liver cancer.
Sullivan was diagnosed with liver cancer.
Kit, beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 after a short battle with liver cancer.
Cora Marie George died on Oct 18, 2012, peacefully in her sleep after a battle with liver cancer.
Frazier, who gave the boxing world the "Thrilla in Manila," and many other classic memories, is deathly ill with advanced liver cancer, The Post has learned.
Duff Dorrough, 60, local musician and artist, died at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville Wednesday morning after a long fight with cancer and liver disease.
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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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