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Glossary: liver cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

liver cancer

(LIH-ver KAN-ser)

Primary liver cancer is cancer that forms in the tissues of the liver. Secondary liver cancer is cancer that spreads to the liver from another part of the body.

Gastrointestinal (digestive) system anatomy; shows esophagus, liver, stomach, large intestine, and small intestine.

The stomach and esophagus are part of the upper digestive system.

2007-01-10

Liver Cancer