Testing for Liver Cancer.

Treatment planning starts with testing. Testing is used to confirm (diagnose) liver cancer as well as check how well treatment is working:

  • Blood tests check for signs of disease and how well organs are working,
  • Imaging tests take pictures of the inside of your body,
  • A biopsy removes tissue or fluid from your body to diagnose cancer,
  • Fibrosis score and Child-Pugh class are used to see how well the liver is working, decide if surgery is an option, and plan treatment.

Results from blood tests, imaging studies, and biopsy will determine your treatment plan.

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Alternative Treatments For Liver Cancer

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Liver Cancer Surgery

Liver Cancer Surgery

Liver cancer surgery is one of the most recommended techniques and safest methods of liver cancer treatment. Various options are available to carry surgical methods for cancer of liver. Various aspects like liver cancer stage, origin and size of tumors, and overall health of victim play a vital role in deciding on feasibility of surgery […]

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