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What are treatments for liver cancer?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Continued

For select types and sizes of tumors liver transplant is an option.

In brief: Continued

For select types and sizes of tumors liver transplant is an option.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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Dr. Debashish Bose
If we are talking about hepatocellular carcinoma, transplant is an option for tumors that meet certain criteria. Surgical resection is also a potentially curative option. Other treatments include chemoembolization, ablation techniques, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted therapies.
Dr. Marie Belotte
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treatment varies

Is the cancer primary or metastatic? What is the type of the liver cancer? These two primary questions need to be clarify first as treatment approach varies depending on the above.

In brief: Treatment varies

Is the cancer primary or metastatic? What is the type of the liver cancer? These two primary questions need to be clarify first as treatment approach varies depending on the above.
Dr. Marie Belotte
Dr. Marie Belotte
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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Multiple

There are multiple treatments.
Liver resection is the traditional approach. Other treatments include ablative destruction of the tumor with heat or electrical energy. Chemotherapy is also a treatment. This could be either whole body (systemic) chemo or liver directed (through a hepatic arterial infusion pump or through a endovascular procedure) ...

In brief: Multiple

There are multiple treatments.
Liver resection is the traditional approach. Other treatments include ablative destruction of the tumor with heat or electrical energy. Chemotherapy is also a treatment. This could be either whole body (systemic) chemo or liver directed (through a hepatic arterial infusion pump or through a endovascular procedure) ...
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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