Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2759


A review of risk factors, incidence and solutions for hepatocellular carcinoma

S. K. Yeap1, S. Tamilselvan2, M. Al-Qubaisi1, Abdul-Rahman Omar1, W. Y. Ho2, B. K. Beh2 and Noorjahan B. Alitheen2*
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  •  Accepted: 23 December 2011
  •  Published: 16 January 2012


Liver cancer is one of the cancers that associated with high mortality rate. Incident of liver cancer always correlate with unhealthy life style, food contaminant (such as aflatoxin) and most importantly hepatitis virus infection. High mortality rate of liver cancer can be contributed by late detection of the disease, resistant of the liver cancer cell toward chemotherapy and inhibition of body immune system. The purpose of this report is to review on the incident, risk, current and potential treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma.   


Key words: Liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, HepG2, resistant.