What is the liver?
The liver is a large organ located in the upper area of your abdomen just under the right rib. The purpose of the liver is to aid in digestion, help filter and remove toxins from your blood, and destroy blood cells that have been used up.
What is liver cancer?
Liver cancer is a malignant disease which forms in the tissues of the liver. A few factors which can increase your chance of developing liver cancer are male gender, diabetes, and obesity.
Signs and symptoms of liver cancer
A large number of people with liver cancer have no symptoms in the early stages. As the liver enlarges, due to disease, symptoms become more evident and usually begin with pain. Symptoms could include:
Traditional treatment options for liver cancer
Radiation therapy may also be considered an option for some liver cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for liver cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.
Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for liver cancer
Liver cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your liver cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.
Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your liver cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:
Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.
Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.. If you are looking for a liver cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to liver cancer treatment.