The most common form of primary liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma. Chronic infection with hepatitis B or C, alcoholism, chronic liver cirrhosis (scarring) and cancer-causing agents increase the risk of developing this type of tumor. Most liver cancers, however, have spread (metastasized) from other primary cancer sites.
GI/Hepatobiliary Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
streamlines care so that treatment can begin quickly. A Nurse Navigator helps gather the results of tests and schedules any additional screenings. Within a week, a team of specialists will meet with the patient to review the recommendations for treatment. For more information, or an appointment at the
GI/Hepatobiliary Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic,
If liver transplantation is an option, Beaumont offers
minimally invasive procedures
for living donors. Minimally invasive surgery shortens the recovery time and reduces the risk of complications.
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