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How is the diagnosis of liver cancer?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
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In brief: Imaging studies

Diagnoses of liver cancer can be with ct, mri, ultrasound , as well as biopsies of liver.

In brief: Imaging studies

Diagnoses of liver cancer can be with ct, mri, ultrasound , as well as biopsies of liver.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
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In brief: Imaging studies

Diagnosis can be from ultrasound, ct , MRI and biopsy.

In brief: Imaging studies

Diagnosis can be from ultrasound, ct , MRI and biopsy.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
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In brief: Imaging or biopsy

Hepatocellular carcinoma (or hcc) can be diagnosed with imaging studies such as ultrasound, CT scan, mri, and angiography.
Usually two studies are needed to confirm the diagnosis. In some cases a liver biopsy is needed. An Alpha fetoprotein blood test can assist with the diagnosis but by itself is not helpful.

In brief: Imaging or biopsy

Hepatocellular carcinoma (or hcc) can be diagnosed with imaging studies such as ultrasound, CT scan, mri, and angiography.
Usually two studies are needed to confirm the diagnosis. In some cases a liver biopsy is needed. An Alpha fetoprotein blood test can assist with the diagnosis but by itself is not helpful.
Dr. Lance Stein
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