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Is liver cancer treatable?

Is liver cancer treatable?

Usually it is.: Not all liver tumors are liver cancer. The treatment of liver cancer depends on the size and number of the tumors, as well as how healthy the rest of the liver is. Patients with early stage liver cancer are often candidates for potentially curative operations. Patients with more advanced liver cancer may be candidates for non-surgical destruction of the tumors versus liver transplantation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Liver (Definition)

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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My father diagnosed liver cancer he is 62 yea cancer spread in portal vain Is it treatable or not?

My father diagnosed liver cancer he is 62 yea cancer spread in portal vain 
Is it treatable or not?

Liver ca: Liver cancer that spreads to portal vein is usually stage 4. However he should visit an oncology surgeon as he has to determine the exact location of the spread ...Read more

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The white of my eyes is little yellowish since long time, liver problems excluded by the doctor. What is that ? Is it treatable?

The white of my eyes is little yellowish since long time, liver problems excluded by the doctor. What is that ?  Is it treatable?

Small areas: If these are small yellow spots on the corner of the white part of the eye they are called pinguecula, to prevent worsening use sunglasses. Treatment rarely requires surgical removal but can be done. First start with either artificial tear drops and if inflamed use short term mild steroids. ...Read more

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How to treat liver inflamation?

How to treat liver inflamation?

Hepatitis: Hi, liver inflammation is a very common term. Depending upon the underlying cause of this inflammation treatment can be directed. Most common causes are alcoholic, viral inflammation( hepatitis a/b/c), drug related( acetaminophen, etc). Abstinence in the case of alcoholic ; appropriate treatment for the viral causes can treat the inflammation depending upon the stage of the inflammation. ...Read more

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What work best to treat liver damage?

What work best to treat liver damage?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the liver damage. ...Read more

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Are there natural drugs to take to treat liver injury?

Are there natural drugs to take to treat liver injury?

No: The liver actually heals quite well if not too severely injured. The worry is the potential for massive blood loss. In liver injury, we mostly wait it out if there is no bleeding. ...Read more

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How can I treat liver cancer?

How can I treat liver cancer?

Options: The preferred treatment options for early cases are surgical removal and in selected patients liver transplants- these have the best results. For more advanced cases chemotherapy infused into the liver or oral drugs such as sorafenib can be used. ...Read more

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How can I treat liver spots on my 11yr old neck spreading to is back?

How can I treat liver spots on my 11yr old neck spreading to is back?

Tinea versicolor? : If your 11 year old is healthy, i doubt these are liver spots. It sounds more like either pityriasis rosea, a rash of unclear cause, or tinea versicolor, a common fungal rash. Your child's medical provider can differentiate them. Treatment depends on which rash it is. So i suggest an appointment. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat liver inflammation? How good are the treatments?

What can you do to treat liver inflammation?  How good are the treatments?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more