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A 42-year-old female asked:

my father has an inoperable liver cancer. after 5 months under chemo, he's about to do radioembolisation. in term of survival, does it worth it?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Ask his Oncologist: The choices of treatment for liver cancer are quite limited. So you should utilize any treatment recommendation if it has the potential to help prolong his life. Chemoembolization or Radioembolization is certainly a potentially useful treatment in many such patients.
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
Interventional Radiology 12 years experience
Radioembolization, has proven to be effective in terms of extending time to progression of disease and providing survival benefit in treatment of both liver primary cancer and metastatic liver disease. Patients who have failed systemic chemotherapy still benefit from this therapy.
Sep 30, 2015

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