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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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Tumor mass: Liver involved with different malignancies. A liver cancer should be related to cancer arising in liver cells and not cells that have spread to the ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
There are only 4 : Cancer is generally divided into five stages, from stage 0, in which the presence of irregular or cancer cells are known, to stage iv, in which the ca ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends: Hepatocellular cancer can be cured in some patients who have limited resectable disease or who qualify for transplantation. Transplant is typically o ... Read More

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