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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: When i was in med school, it was almost always fatal. Now we're often curing them through early detection and especially teamwork by radiologists and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No...: In its early stage, the patient virtually has no symptoms at all. The key to its diagnosis is still professional alertness notably for someone with he ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
THOSE THAT HAVE: Typically have required a liver transplant.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Depending on the stage of the cancer and the response to treatment (surgical or nonsurgical methods), patients can survive hcc. There are also establ ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
A COMBINATION: There is no specific test but a group of test: imaging (ultrasound, ct scan or mri), blood test (AFP) and biopsy for tissue diagnosis. All three neces ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Jaundice: This could be very vague. You. An have upper abdominal pain, fatigue, malaise and in some cases even jaundice. Lack of appetite and unexplained weig ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Once uniformly fatal, small hepatocellular carcinomas are now routinely found on imaging and very often cured by today's high technology.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on therapy: Its really therapy dependent. Most hcc are related to cirrhosis, usually extensive and multiple and not amenable to therapy. Only early hcc can be a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cohort: Survival may not be accurate for a person. Overall, median survival is about 11-12 months. Patients with cirrhosis do worse. Patients that can be res ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Liver cancer: Its a cancer that originates in the liver. Risk factors include hepatitis b and c with chronic liver disease.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
A Cancer of Liver: Hepatocellular carcinoma(HCC) is a Cancer arising from the Liver. It often occurs in in people who have a chronically damaged liver due to infection ... Read More

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