What Is the Best Treatment Against Liver Cancer?
Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the liver, it is called liver cancer. In this video, Dr Praveen Kammar (MS, MRCS, MCH) will guide us about the above-mentioned topic.
Liver cancer can prove to be fatal as it is very dangerous. Even after successful treatment, it is seen that patients suffer again from the same and only 15% to 20% of all treatments prove to be effective.
In 50% to 80% of cases, there is liver cirrhosis along with liver cancer which makes it even tougher to treat it. People with liver cirrhosis have very few treatment options to treat liver cancer.
As we can see that the probability of curing liver cancer is really low it becomes important that liver cancer is diagnosed and prevented in the early stages itself.
Which people have the highest risk of liver cancer?
- Patients with liver cirrhosis
- Patients with hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection
- Patients with a history of alcohol abuse
- Patients with hereditary liver problems
These patients should consider routine check-ups as they are more prone to it and if diagnosed early can be cured successfully.
How to treat patients diagnosed with liver cancer?
- Visit experienced liver cancer specialist
- Follow a stepwise process of treatment
What is the best treatment available to cure liver cancer in the early stage?
Surgery or Radiofrequency ablation (If the liver cancer is less than 3cm) & Liver transplants are the two best ways used by doctors to treat liver cancer. These are some of the best treatment methods against liver cancer.