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Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer

Also known as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), starts in the liver and the most common cause is cirrhosis due to hepatitis B, hepatitis C or alcohol.

Looking for Best Liver Cancer Hospital in Bangalore, then consult Cancer Therapy India and talk to the best liver cancer doctor in Bangalore. We provide the best liver cancer treatment in India.

Symptoms:

Hepatocellular carcinoma can present with loss of appetite, mass in the tummy, pain, vomiting, anaemia, back pain, jaundice, itching, weight loss and fever.

Diagnosis:

For diagnosis of HCC imaging modalities include ultrasound, CT, PET CT and MRI and generally used. Liver Image Reporting And Data System (LI-RADS) classifies liver lesions detected on CT and MRI. It includes categories from 1 to 5, in increasing order of probability for cancer. A biopsy is not a must to confirm the diagnosis of HCC if specific imaging criteria and AFP values are met. However, if any treatment is required, then your doctor may suggest doing a biopsy to decide on the treatment. 

Cancer Therapy offers the best hospital in India for liver cancer treatment, due to its availability of experts and specialists in the treatment of liver cancer, and advanced modalities of diagnosis & treatment.

Treatment:

• For patients meeting UNOS / MILAN criteria for a liver transplant, transplant is the treatment of choice

• For resectable or transplant-ineligible patients, who fulfils certain specific conditions, local therapies like surgical resection is preferred. Radiofrequency or microwave ablation, arterial directed therapies (TACE or TARE) or External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) in the form of SBRT/SABR are the standard treatment options.

• For cancers that have spread or metastatic, the treatment of choice is either immunotherapy or targeted therapy or both. Chemotherapy is generally not very effective and hence not recommended in the vast majority of patients. 

Cancer treatment needs high-quality equipment and care. Hence, Cancer Therapy India hospitals are majorly tertiary care setups. Some of the best liver cancer hospital in India with best-in-class facilities are located in Bangalore. In Bangalore, we have hospitals like Aster CMI Hospital, Hebbal, and Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar.

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