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A 52-year-old male asked about a male:

Can anything be done to cure advance liver cancer patient after jaundice and ascites sets in.tumor is large(nv upto 15-16 cm) & liver size is 21 cm.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
General Surgery 10 years experience
Very advanced: I am sorry to tell you that at this time there are no effective treatments for a tumor this large.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Treatment: The treatment for this depends on the type of cancer (hepatoblastoma and hepatocarcinoma are most common) and whether or not the tumor has spread (metastasized) to other areas. Late stage disease is usually not curable, but there may be treatment to reduce the size of the tumor and control symptoms for some time. This is best cared for by a pediatric oncologist.
Last updated Sep 26, 2017

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