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hepatoblastoma

 [hep″ah-to-blas-to´mah]
a malignant intrahepatic tumor consisting chiefly of embryonic tissue, occurring in infants and young children.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hep·a·to·blas·to·ma

(hep'ă-tō-blas-tō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm occurring in young children, primarily in the liver, composed of tissue resembling embryonal or fetal hepatic epithelium, or mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tissues.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hep·a·to·blas·to·ma

(hep'ă-tō-blas-tō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm occurring in young children, primarily in the liver, composed of tissue resembling embryonal or fetal hepatic epithelium, or mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tissues.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Olivia Phillips' fight against hepatoblastoma - a rare malignant liver cancer occurring in children - has caught the eye of the 62-year-old, once considered the UK's most violent lag.
We describe a case arising in the small bowel wall and harboring EWSR1-CREB1 gene fusion by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, which occurred in a 33-year-old male who had previously had surgery, irradiation, and chemotherapy for childhood hepatoblastoma. This expands the clinical spectrum of this highly aggressive neoplasm and highlights the possibility of radiation therapy as a predisposing cause.
Liu, "MAPK signaling pathways regulate mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis induced by isoorientin in human hepatoblastoma cancer cells," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
Vascular problems-including hepatic artery aneurysm, portal vein thrombosis, and hematoma as well as neoplastic processes such as hemangioma, hepatocellular adenoma and carcinoma, infantile hemangioendothelioma, cholangiocarcinoma, hepatoblastoma, and metastatic tumors of the liver represent the remaining etiologies.
In group VII, Hepatoblastoma presented an IR of 0.2; all cases occurred in children less than 5 years old.
Satomi, "Isolation and identification of cancer stem cells from a side population of a human hepatoblastoma cell line, HuH-6 clone-5," Pediatric Surgery International, vol.
"In 1997, my 17-month-old son, Matthew, was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare childhood cancer.
He sees all adult oncology like head and neck cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, GI tract malignancies, male & female cancer, GU tract malignancies, malignant brain tumors, bone and soft tissue sarcomas etc., and all pediatric oncology cases like leukemia, lymphomas, hepatoblastoma, neuroblastoma, bone sarcomas like osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma etc.
The Role of the MDRi Gene in the Development of Multi-drug Resistance in Human Hepatoblastoma: clinical course and in vivo model.
Alfie Cueto-Davies has recently been diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare form of liver cancer for which he is receiving chemotherapy at the Children's Hospital for Wales, Cardiff.