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Cancer in the liver

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Depends on the type. For colon, the most common, can be up to 40% in selected cases treated with combinations of surgery (resection) and chemotherapy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Whatever you enjoy: Metastatic cancer in the liver won't have its progression affected in a major way by any food choices. You might be wisest simply to enjoy the time th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to oncology: This is a difficult question and is best discussed with your oncologist since they will have more information and be able to counsel you appropriately ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Ascites: Often with advanced liver disease, the normal drainage of the liver backs up and you develop what is known as "portal hypertension" which is accompani ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal cancer. : An ultrasound may suggest that there is a solid lesion in one of these organs; however, there are better tests, such as CT or MRI scanning, that will ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This sounds like: a response to chemotherapy. Since we do not know her medical history or treatment history it would be best to contact her treating health care provide ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It depends...: Hard to answer in this setting. Treatments are improving. For colon cancer metastatic (spread) to liver options include: a) surgery or other "local" l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Seek help fm Oncolog: There can be more than one reasons. Your doctor can figure this out better since he/she knows more about your Cancer and your labs. Make sure that you ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
ACUP: Adenocarcinoma of unknown primary in the liver- could be originally from lung, colon, from the bile duct , prostate etc. It would be nice to be able t ... Read More
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