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how can liver cancer be cured?

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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 only offered to patients who have single tumors less than 5cm in size or up to 3 less than 3cm. Other techniques like ablation and chemoembolization sometimes work, but have less chance at achieving a cure. Multidisciplinary review is recommended.
Answered on Apr 5, 2020

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