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Stage 3 Liver Cancer Survival Rate
Liver cancer: It really depends on the extent of liver involvement. If the disease involved one live love that can be successfully and completely resected then survival chances improve. For some patients a liver transplant may be the answer. As for most cancers survival depends on a complete resection with negative margins.
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
What are the risk in second stage of liver cancer? Is it dangerous stage? What are the survival rate of a person in second stage of livet cancer?
More info: Primary? Size? Location? Resectable? Other personal risk factors are critical. Hepatitis c?
Is stage 3 liver cancer curable? I know the chances of surving it are probably low, but has anybody been cured of this stage? Is it at least possible?
Yes: They have been. It is rare but there have been cures.See 1 more doctor answer
It is a bad cancer: Liver cancer is a very serious type of cancer and carries a high mortality. If it is surgically removable (stage 1/2), then there is a chance for cure. For stage 3 it will take a lot of effort between multiple specialists involved to try controlling it but the chances for success are small. You should seek treatment by a specialist at a cancer center.
Someone I know has Stage 3 Liver Cancer, but it's "in remission." What does that mean? What is their outlook on life. They have to get liver transplant
Liver cancer: Can be a very serious illness. If it is "in remission", then there is usually no evidence of cancer currently, although there is a high rate of recurrence regardless. If the patient is being considered for a liver transplant, there is probably no evidence of cancer growth seen at this time. The long-term prognosis depends on many factors, and it is impossible to comment on that here. Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
Liver cancer stage: Assuming that this liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma, ajcc (american joint committee on cancer) stage iii refers to one of the following scenarios: multiple large tumors or tumor involving the portal/hepatic vein (s)/major branch thereof or direct invasion of adjacent organs (other than gallbladder) or tumor perforation of the liver capsule.See 1 more doctor answer
Late detection and: Related pathology. Primary liver cancer often arises in patients with cirrhosis and is not detected early enough for a curative resection. There are no effective chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Most liver cancers are metastatic lesions from other cancers which by definition are incurable.
What can I do if my mom has stage 4 liver cancer she's 72 years old. She start treatment next week. What is the survival rate?
Difficult to say: If this is liver cancer and not another cancer that has spread to the liver, it is not operable at this point which would be the only way to cure the disease. Liver transplants have been used in this case but again not in stage IV cancer. The survival rate will depend on how well the patient responds to the therapy. Some of the new drugs have improved survival significantly.See 1 more doctor answer
My father has an inoperable liver cancer. After 5 months under chemo, he's about to do radioembolisation. In term of survival, does it worth it?
Probably not good.: These cancers usually arise from cirrhotic liver in patients in their 5th and 6th decade. This is also related to chronic hepatitis b and c infections. Surgery and transplant can be done if the tumor is localized, but the success rate is low, with a poor prognosis, with patients rarely living more than 1 year. But Hepatitis B Vaccine prevents it, and low alcohol use can help avoid cirrhosis.See 1 more doctor answer
My grandma is diagnosed with liver cancer. She is 70. After biopsy doc says its in d 1st stage. And has to be operated. What r risks? Sirvival rate?
Acceptable risks: Liver cancer has come a long way and people are doing much better. For stage I cancer, the risk profile is such that she is much more likely to survive the operation and live a normal life than if she were to do nothing at all. I can't just give you a number because risk profiles are based on a patient's health status and many other factors, but generally speaking for stage i, surgery is fine.See 1 more doctor answer
I have had various ailments like cancer of the thyroid 30 years ago, secondary liver cancer, primary unknown 12 years ago, c-diff three years ago and I have so much soreness and stiffness I have difficulty standing up from a sitting position or getting in
What is the question: Your list of illnesses is quite severe. But you never said what you wanted.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a friend that has stage three breast cancer in both breast and it has spread to the liver. What is her survival rate?
Depends: Stage 3 means armpit lymph node in involvement. Spread to other organs means stage 4. Treatment options vary. Best option is for her to have a review by a good oncologist for possible treatment options.See 3 more doctor answers
When preparing for a liver transplant surgery due to stage 3 liver cancer, when do you start to take medications for the surgery?
When preparing for a liver transplant surgery due to stage 3 liver cancer, when do you start anti-rejection meds?
In the O.R.: The first dose of medicine to prevent rejection is typically given just prior to implanting the organ. Most patients receive a dose of steroids along with a more potent drug to prevent rejection. This first dose of medicine is commonly referred to as "induction".See 5 more doctor answers
Does daily drinking of 3 cups of coffee daily greatly reduce liver cancer risk? For this particular purpose what to select from the variety of coffee?
Why such concern?: Is there a reason you have concerns about liver Cancer? Coffee does not have any such benefit. So relax and drink coffee only if you need to do, like so many other folks drink it to keep them alert and awake. It has no Cancer Prevention benefits.
Primary, no...: Secondary (metastasis), yes. Worldwide "hepatoma" is common (aphlatoxin exposure), rather uncmmon in us-associated with hepatitis b & c, cirrhosis of any cause. Best managed by surgery if resectable. Secondary cancer (from GI (stomach, colon, panc; breast: lung primaries) quite common.
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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