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Has Anyone Had Improvement Of Carcinoma After Chemoembolization
Yes: Many patients demonstrate shrinking of their tumors following chemoembolization. In some cases, tumors can appear entirely inactive after one or several chemoembolization procedures. While some patients unfortunately do not respond as well, chemoembolization is an established treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma that can't be removed surgically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should a liver cancer patient receive the 4th tace treatment or not ? 60yrs old, surviving 5th year after surgery of getting rid of a bottom tip of liver (5cm) has to make a decision whether to take another treatment, transarterial chemoembolization. Diag
Quality of life: Tace doesn't cure liver cancer. It will help extend life in some patients. If you have tolerated treatments in the past without much difficultly it is likely you will not have a huge problem with this treatment either and it could help to extend your life. If you have a really hard time with the procedure and are sick for weeks afterwards you have to take that into account. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Chemoembolization is injecting chemotherapy agents directly into the tumor to decrease potential side effects from the same medication given to the whole body. However, liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is a difficult cancer to cure in the long term. There may be "remission", but a long term cure is less likely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is the chemoembolization possible with tumor in liver 15 CM & 7.5 cm! with fatigue & dysfunction liver as well ! sh is 65 yrs and had colon cancer?
How to reduce jaundice, birlubin enzme is 3.1. Cause is liver metastatic cancer. Chemotherapy is not possible as well as chemoembolization! any help?
Remaining months after chemoembolization wiz tumor in liver 15 &7.5cm wiz fatigue & disfunction liver? I wanna know any hope pls? She is65 yrs old
Need more info: More information is necessary to answer this question. What type of tumor (hcc, neuroendocrine, etc)? How large was the tumor before chemoembolization? How many treatments have you had? How serious is the liver dysfunction? You might want to consider starting a private chat through healthtap to answer your question in more detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Local toxicity: Contemporary chemoembolization is done with beads that elute chemotherapy (doxorubicin) eliminating the need to plug the more proximal arteries with particles. This is one off several methods to treat liver cancer. The result is local toxicity to the liver/tumor that is exposed to the bead and tumor cell death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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