Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Pipeline Review, H2, Pharmaceutical 2016

| December 27, 2016

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Global Markets Direct’s latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Pipeline Review, H2 2016, provides an overview of the Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Oncology) pipeline landscape. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a type of cancer originates from a liver cell (hepatocyte) which becomes cancerous. This type of cancer occurs more often in men than women. Symptoms include abdominal pain or tenderness, especially in the upper-right part, easy bruising or bleeding, enlarged abdomen and yellow skin or eyes (jaundice). The predisposing factors include alcohol abuse, autoimmune diseases of the liver, hepatitis B or C virus infection, inflammation of the liver that is long-term (chronic) and iron overload in the body (hemochromatosis). Treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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