No liver cancer patient is the same, and each case requires personalized treatment. If you’re referred to us for the investigation of liver cancer, let us offer you advanced diagnostics with early detection and effective treatment options for minimizing and preventing the disease.
Liver Cancer develops when healthy cells change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor in the liver. Cancer that begins in the liver is called primary liver cancer, whereas cancer that grows in other parts of the body but extends into the liver is called metastatic liver cancer. There are several factors that may trigger abnormal functioning or irregular growth of cells in the liver to develop cancer. Some of the known liver cancer causes are:
The symptoms of liver cancer may differ for each patient as they may be a result of other types of liver diseases or infections and look similar to them. Since the symptoms of liver cancer evolve continually and worsen rapidly, the patient needs to undergo advanced diagnostics for accurate detection and the right treatment. Some familiar symptoms of liver cancer are:
If you experience any of the listed signs and symptoms of liver cancer, please schedule an appointment with our consultants for an accurate diagnosis.
If you are referred to us for the investigation of liver cancer, your doctor will run a series of tests to determine the type and extent (stage) to which cancer has grown. These may include blood tests, imaging tests such as ultrasound, CT MRI, bone scan, and biopsy for the collection of a sample of liver tissue for testing,
Our multidisciplinary team of liver cancer experts recommends treatment options after carefully assessing the patient’s unique diagnosis and needs as well as other factors such as the amount of damage caused to the liver by cancer. Liver cancer treatment options may include:
Your doctor may also advise other procedures for the treatment of liver cancer and relieve side effects such as targeted therapy, Immunotherapy, and others. It is recommended to seek out thorough information about available treatment options for liver cancer to make an informed decision.
At American Hospital Dubai, we emphasize the importance of early diagnosis and prevention, and which is why we have brought together specialists from various disciplines of medicine to provide a single stop for complete care from causes and treatment to post-treatment health programs. Our multidisciplinary approach also minimizes the waiting time for appointments and test results; thus ensuring a better liver cancer treatment success rate. Schedule an appoint