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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Valente
33 years experience General Surgery
Keep clear of toxins: Livers are great at surviving insults like drugs and alcohol (in moderation). Liver cancer usually happens when you have hepatitis or cirrhosis. Som ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: A blood test of alpha feto-protein may help, but imaging studies and a biopsy are needed for definitive diagnosis.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Liver cancer associated with many other conditions ( ie. Hep C, heavy metal ingestion, etc.) but no relation to bulimia, Liver failure can cause emes ... 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: Liver cancer incidence (or HCC) is on the rise in the US due to the epidemic of hepatitis C, the migration of immigrants with hepatitis B to the US, a ... Read More
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Options: The preferred treatment options for early cases are surgical removal and in selected patients liver transplants- these have the best results. For more ... Read More
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