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research: rethinking surgery for liver metastasis by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Mar 2011 12:00am For metastatic breast cancer, depending on the distinguishing factors (ER, PR, HER2), treatment options usually include chemotherapy, hormonal or targeted, which also includes biological, medications or radiation. Unless there are particular reasons supporting it, surgery is typically not a therapy … Continue reading → Read on »
Chemoembolization for liver metastases by Mark Levin Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:41am Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) of the liver is a proposed alternative to conventional systemic or intra-arterial chemotherapy, and to various nonsurgical ablative techniques, to treat resectable and nonresectable tumors. The rationale for TACE is that infusions of viscous material containing one or more antineoplastic agents ma ... Read on »
Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Secondary Liver Cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sun 25 Aug 2013 7:12am Secondary Liver Cancer and Surgical Skill Consultant Liver Surgeon, Mr Robert Hutchins from Barts & The London Hospitals says, “The key to successful liver surgery is the complete removal of all tumours leaving behind sufficient liver tissueA group of cells with a similar structure and a specialised f ... Read on »
Primary and secondary liver cancer by See Kim W. Posted Sun 08 Feb 2009 7:11pm   Read why secondary liver cancer isn't a 'real' liver cancer. Not real in the sense that cancers are named according where they originated in the body.   A primary liver cancer is a cancer that originated in the liver.   A secondary liver cancer is a cancer that originated somewhere else in the body and than spread towards and i ... Read on »
Chemoembolization for colorectal cancer metastases to the liver by Mark Levin Posted Fri 04 Feb 2011 11:12am he literature does not contain controlled trials of TACE unresectable hepatic metastases from colon cancer. The outcomes of TACE in the available uncontrolled series appeared similar to outcomes reported of hepatic artery infusion and systemic chemotherapy. The studies do NOT reveal superiority for either TACE or alternatives with respect to ... Read on »
Treating secondary liver cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 13 Feb 2012 8:23am This article discusses how secondary liverA large abdominal organ that has many important roles including the production of bile and clotting factors, detoxification, and the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled ce ... Read on »
How Jimâ??s son is surviving secondary liver cancer by See Kim W. Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 7:34pm Cancer count down from 2100 to 35: 4 months after being diagnosed with metastatic liver cancer: a stoma, conventional and alternative cancer treatments, almost ready to remove the primary colon tumor.   Jim from Australia shares his son’s colon cancer successful treatment. His cancer has spread to the liver and the lungs.   Unlike ... Read on »
Lung cancer metastasis: new drugs in the market? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 5:12am Lung cancer: The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide, a waste product of the body’s cells, as you breathe out. Each lung has sections called lobes. The left lung has two lobes. The right lung is slightly larger and has three lobes. Tw ... Read on »
Level of Tumor Protein Indicates Chances Cancer Will Spread by Medline Plus Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 8:54pm Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Hong Kong have discovered that high levels of a particular protein in cancer cells are a reliable indicator that a cancer will spread. By measuring the protein’s genetic material in tumors that had been surgica ... Read on »
chemo 2.3.3 and silly morning by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:13pm don’t you wonder what he’s thinking when you crank up your sillier grrrl Marvin is a professional photographer. I am not. I am trying, however, most of the time to improve my skills as a devout amateur. I love it. I also love shooting spontaneously with my iPhone usually poor photos, though, in my opinion, fun photos. Her ... Read on »