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It is unclear exactly how hepatoblastoma develops, but it is believed to develop when mistakes (mutations) occur during the growth of liver cells. These cells grow without the usual regulation of normal liver cells, leading to a tumor. Hepatocellular carcinoma is increased in areas of the world that have a high incidence of hepatitis. Infection with any one of several viruses that cause hepatitis is believed to be responsible.
Newly Diagnosed with Hepatoblastoma or Hepatocellular Carcinoma In Treatment for Hepatoblastoma or Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Treatment for Hepatoblastoma or Hepatocellular Carcinoma