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Flashcards in Hepatocellular Cancer Deck (11):
1

What does hepatocellular carcinoma happen in the background of?

Cirrhosis

2

What liver conditions is hepatocellular carcinoma associated with?

Hep B
Hep C

3

Symptoms?

Abdominal pain
Weight loss
Anaemia if haemorrhagic tumour

4

Signs?

R Hypochondriac mass
Epigastric mass

5

Tests?

FBC
LFTs
USS/CT

6

What tumour biomarker should be checked?

AFP

7

LFT results?

Can be normal
All can be compromised

8

Surgical management?

Hepatic resection

Liver transplant

Tumour embolization and ablation
- Alcohol
- Radiofrequency

9

What pharmacological management can be done?

Chemotherapy

10

What are the two ways chemotherapy can be administered in hepatocellular carcinoma?

Local delivery
- Transcatheter

Systemic delivery

11

Chemotherapy drugs?

Sorafenib

Tamoxifen