Overview

NCI Definition: A carcinoma that arises from the hepatocytes or intrahepatic bile ducts. The main subtypes are hepatocellular carcinoma (hepatoma) and cholangiocarcinoma. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Cancer of the Liver and Intrahepatic Biliary Tract, Hepatic Cancer, Liver and Intrahepatic Biliary Tract Carcinoma, Cancer of the Liver, Liver Cancer, Liver and hepatobiliary cancer, NOS, Primary Liver Carcinoma, Cancer of Liver and Intrahepatic Biliary Tract, Cancer of Liver, Liver and Intrahepatic Biliary Tract Cancer, Liver/hepatobiliary cancer, Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
Parent(s)
Primary Malignant Liver Neoplasm
Children
Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, and Combined Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Cholangiocarcinoma

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.