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How Can Chemotherapy Affect Metastatic Cancer Of The Liver
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Chemotherapy embolization helpful for advanced liver metastatic cancer after getting high enzymes and fatigue from normal chemo? Patient is 65 yrs old
Apparently, yes.: This procedre involves chemotherapy given through the main blood vessel of the tumor and then putting an embolizsation agent in the vessel to block it. This allows for the highest possible concentration to be in contact with the tumor for a longer time period. It can be painful, and you need to be immobile for up to 6 hours afterward. But it is used most often for liver cancer. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to reduce jaundice, birlubin enzme is 3.1. Cause is liver metastatic cancer. Chemotherapy is not possible as well as chemoembolization! any help?
Does alcohol free beer have any effect on AST , ALT and alkaline phosphatase, in someone with liver metastases from colon cancer on chemotherapy fuda?
It depends...: Hard to answer in this setting. Treatments are improving. For colon cancer metastatic (spread) to liver options include: a) surgery or other "local" liver treatments (rfa, cryotherapy, etc) if confined b) chemotherapy for systemic (non-local) treatment c) palliative / symptom control without active therapy colon cancer with only one or few (oligo) metastatic disease to the liver can even be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver Mets: Prognosis depends on the type of primary cancer, it's spread, your state of health, immune status, and state of nutrition, among many other variables. Your oncologist is in a better position to advise you on this. Tramadol is supposed to be a non-addicting, moderate pain killer and is effective, indefinitely, for moderate pain. ...Read more
Fair: If a known primary has been detected along with liver mets and has been removed the results of treating the liver lesion are fair. If the met is solitary it can be resected. If multiple then microwave ablation has been employed. Following this systemic chemotherapy followed by chemoembolization has been employed. This all depends on degree of cirrhosis. ...Read more
How can we reduce jaundice, high burlibun enzyme? Cause is liver metastatic cancer... Any medications!
Are there any diseases that can cause lesions on multiple organs (liver,brain,pancreas,etc) besides metastatic cancer?
I wanna know how long the patiend of advanced colon metastatic cancer ( which spread to the liver and lungs) will live?
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
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