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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
It ((unfortunately): does spread to peritoneum (lining of the belly) bones and lung. Hope this is helpful Dr Z

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Simple...: Sometimes some transient metabolic or infectious issues, medication can alter liver function. If it is not several times the base line it is not signi... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
No: Her liver would not decompensate right away.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Hepatocellular carcinoma is the 5th leading cancer worldwide. Risk factors are cirrhosis and/or hepatitis. Commonly asymptomatic, hcc is usually diagn... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markhamanswered
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Where cancer started: A primary liver cancer began in the liver. The original cell that turned cancerous was from the liver. A secondary liver cancer began somewhere else a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Depend on # and size: Hepatocellular carcinoma is not common but most often the result of Hep B or C virus. If small and localized can be treated by microwave ablation in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Get all options: The standard of care for colon cancer with liver metastases has changed radically now that molecular typing of these tumors is available. I will assum... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Many treatments: Usual cause of primary liver tumor, hepatoma is cirrhosis especially resulting from Hep C. If she has that she should get the new antihepC meds. If ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Tough to answer: Sorry to hear it. If she is in good shape she might still be able to have surgery. If not there are some other procedures that might be beneficial. So... Read More

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