Metastatic Liver Cancers

  • Toshiro Nakashima
  • Masamichi Kojiro


It is a well-known fact that hematogenous metastasis frequently involves the liver as welll as the lungs. The occurrence of metastatic carcinoma in the liver is far more frequent than primary carcinona. The ratio of secondary over primary carcinoma has been reported to range from 7: 1 to 20: 1.


Portal Vein Metastatic Cancer Tumor Thrombus Metastatic Carcinoma Primary Carcinoma 


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© Springer Japan 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshiro Nakashima
    • 1
    • 2
  • Masamichi Kojiro
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineKurume UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Research InstituteKurume Koga HospitalKurume, 830Japan
  3. 3.The First Department of PathologyKurume University School of MedicineKurume, 830Japan

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