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What are the tests for hepatocellular carcinoma?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Biopsy
Usually a biopsy but a ct or MRI can usually give a good idea or rule it out.

In brief: Biopsy
Usually a biopsy but a ct or MRI can usually give a good idea or rule it out.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Several
There are imaging tests used to surveil patients at risk for hcc (hepatitis) and include ultrasound, ct and mri.
For patients with an abnormal area in the liver, there are blood tests that help determine the level of suspicion than an abnormality represents cancer and includes afp.

In brief: Several
There are imaging tests used to surveil patients at risk for hcc (hepatitis) and include ultrasound, ct and mri.
For patients with an abnormal area in the liver, there are blood tests that help determine the level of suspicion than an abnormality represents cancer and includes afp.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
Dr. Mary Maluccio
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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: A COMBINATION
There is no specific test but a group of test: imaging (ultrasound, ct scan or mri), blood test (AFP) and biopsy for tissue diagnosis.
All three necessary.

In brief: A COMBINATION
There is no specific test but a group of test: imaging (ultrasound, ct scan or mri), blood test (AFP) and biopsy for tissue diagnosis.
All three necessary.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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