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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What type of cancer?: You have not provided information about he tumor type. Sporadic, uncommon types of cancers can occur without exposure to known carcinogens.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Rare: Unless you have a familial hereditary colon ployposis or other increased risk factors, colon cancer would be rare. Liver cancer is even more rare in u ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Alvarez
32 years experience General Surgery
NG unfortunately: If younger, a liver transplant would be an option, but at his age he would not do well with that big an operation and the immunesuppression required a ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unpredictable: It is not possible to provide a time line as tumors and patients all behave differently. However, the clinical picture you provided is of a terminally ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: But it never hurts to discuss this with an experienced oncologist (cancer doctor). Make sure, however, that you know the chances of response as well ... Read More
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A 31-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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 37-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on geography: And cancer type. Primary liver cancer is not common in the usa, but it is the most frequent cancer in areas with high prevalence of hepatitis b infec ... Read More
A 37-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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