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how ong can you live in final stage of liver cancer

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

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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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: A few primary cancers of the liver may be resected successfully or be treated by liver transplantation. Metastatic cancers to the liver are far common ... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No : Cancer can be of the liver (several types, none good, but often treatable, sometimes curable if caught early enough with meds, srrgery, other rx, or ... Read More
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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 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
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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
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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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Liver cancer can be successfully treated when caught early(stage 1 and 2). But it requires surgery to excise the tumor or undergo a liver transplant. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
MD visit: I'm terribly sorry you are having to fight cancer at such young age but don't lose faith. As to your question, i would suggest you talk to your oncolo ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with doctor: It's doubtful that you'd be considered a transplant candidate. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face, real-time visit with your doctor. Thi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
More info: Primary? Size? Location? Resectable? Other personal risk factors are critical. Hepatitis c?

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