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End Stage Liver Cancer What To Expect
Not necessarily: Liver cancer is a pretty bad diagnosis, depends whether it is primary or metastatic. There is treatment though including transplant if you are young and in good shape, and there are many other novel treatments as well. You need close follow up with your doctors at this point and to evaluate all the options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I'm wondering how long does someone in the final stages of terminal primary liver cancer have left?
Are there any experimental options we can exercise for my grandma (81) who has terminal stage 4 liver cancer? She only has a few months left.
My aunt was diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer that spread to her spine about 6 months ago. Last month they stopped treatment and gave her hospice services. She also has copd, life expectancy?
My mom, 84, stage 4 hepatoma liver cancer, she has been vomitting and diarhhea. Is that means she is coming to the end of her life? How much longer?
Difficult prediction: Predicting when the end is near is notoriously difficult. For liver cancer, increase in jaundice, general swelling of the body and abdomen, marked loss of muscle mass, bleeding in tissues or externally, and onset of coma could signal that the end is near. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My aunt is said to be at stage four of liver cancer. Whats is the exact level or the case and what is stage four ? Is it something very very serious ?
Stage 4 : This means that the disease has spread to or metastasized to other places like distant spread . Speak with your aunts oncologist to have a full understanding of the condition and prognosis. ...Read more
Cancer of the liver can be a primary cancer (hepatocellular cancer) & is more common in those exposed to hepatitis b or hepatitis c or cirrhosis from other causes. It can also be a secondary cancer, spread from another site such as colon, stomach, lung, etc. Some liver cancers are treated with surgery & some with chemotherapy, radiofrequency ...Read more
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