A 48-year-old member asked:
what does it mean for liver cancer to be stage 3?
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Dr. Brandon Smithey answered
Specializes in Pathology
Liver cancer stage: Assuming that this liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma, ajcc (american joint committee on cancer) stage III refers to one of the following scenarios: multiple large tumors or tumor involving the portal/hepatic vein(s)/major branch thereof or direct invasion of adjacent organs (other than gallbladder) or tumor perforation of the liver capsule.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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