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how will my doctor know if i have liver cancer?

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Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Screening: Patients identified at a high risk for liver cancer (hcc) will be offered screening by their physician.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Scan: The best test to detect liver cancer are MRI with special enhancing contrast. Triple phase ct scan is also a good test at finding liver cancer. Occasionally a blood test AFP can be elevated in liver cancer, but there is not a perfect correlation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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