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How often should a person with cirrhosis get screened for liver cancer?
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 6 months
Every 6 months with an ultrasound and AFP blood test.
We alternate ultrasound with annual ct scan or MRI of the liver at our center as the ultrasound has some limitations in cancer detection.

In brief: 6 months
Every 6 months with an ultrasound and AFP blood test.
We alternate ultrasound with annual ct scan or MRI of the liver at our center as the ultrasound has some limitations in cancer detection.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 6-12 months
An ultrasound of the liver and appropriate bloodwork should be done every six to twelve months to screen for liver cancer in a person with cirrhosis.

In brief: 6-12 months
An ultrasound of the liver and appropriate bloodwork should be done every six to twelve months to screen for liver cancer in a person with cirrhosis.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 6 months
Current mayo guidelines are alternating ct and ultrasound every 6 months.
I typically also check AFP every 6 months.

In brief: 6 months
Current mayo guidelines are alternating ct and ultrasound every 6 months.
I typically also check AFP every 6 months.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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