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Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Liver

  • Emery A. Minnard
  • Yuman Fong

Abstract

One-eighth of the population of the United States is over the age of 65, and this small portion suffers one-half of all cancers diagnosed. It was estimated that by the year 2005, more than one-fifth of the U.S. population would be over the age of 65.1 This demographic change alone will increase the number of cancers in America by approximately 30 %,2,3 making no other single factor as important as age for cancer incidence.

Keywords

Liver Metastasis Liver Resection Hepatic Resection Liver Tumor Liver Regeneration 
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