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Liver mets and peritoneal mets, oxyplatin, irinotcan failed so far . is there any other treatment ? can tace be done ?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Discuss: With your management team. Also consider spiritual and psychological support. Adequate symptom management will be helpful
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Yes, new treatments: Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization is an effective way of managing multiple liver mets. One can add microwave ablation and radiolabelled microshpheres for control. The peritoneal mets can be treated by hyperthermic chemo perfusion of the peritoneal cavity and one of several new therapeutic mAb trials can be added along with Erbitux if this agent has not been employed yet.

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Last updated Jun 4, 2015

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