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final stages of liver cancer

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Liver failure: Advanced liver cancer can lead to Jaundice(yellowness of eyes), weight loss, poor appetite and ascites. Rising bilirubin leads to liver failure, menta ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
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23 years experience General Surgery
Colon cancer: Sorry about your loss. I assume fob is fecal occult blood test. It sounds like your mother had colon cancer. Colon cancer, especially in the right ... Read More
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Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience Pathology
Late stage cancer: Without knowing all the details of the situation, i think that the late stage of liver cancer was likely the cause of death. The ifob may have been po ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Liver cancer: Liver cancer unfortunately is typically very aggressive. Patients are often diagnosed in advanced stages. Treatments remain limited for this disease, ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Palliative care: Patients with late stage cancer need palliative care(symptom relief). This can be provided by a palliative care specialist(if there is one available) ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Difficult to : Predict. It is not feasible to provide an estimate of the time as tumors often behave in unexpected ways. Late stage primary liver cancer is general h ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many options: Check with your doc embolization with interventional radiology is one option there are many other ones you want to see the experts asap.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is a bad sign: Liver cancer can be associated with ascites. Some patients respond to treatment with sorafenib which is the recommended treatment. Once this has been ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
HCC: There are many types of cancers that can develop in or spread to the liver. The most common type is hepatocellular carcinoma and it is usually the ty ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not usually: Liver cancer is usually not painful. The condition that leads to liver cancer (chronic hepatitis/cirrhosis) can cause vague pain in the right upper qu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Varies : Most of the time there will be no symptoms until cancer becomes big enough to cause problems. U may turn yellow along w really dark urine, fatigue, sw ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
It can be: Many factors can increase one's risk for primary liver cancer including: chronic infection with hepatitis b or c virus, type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic ... Read More

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