The symptoms of Hepatocellular carcinoma include:
- Sudden loss of weight
- Poor appetite
- Pain in the upper parts of the abdomen.
- Feeling of nausea and vomiting
- Weakness and fatigue
- Swelling in the abdomen
- Pale coloured stools
Hepatocellular carcinoma is a condition that commonly arises in patients who are diagnosed with chronic liver diseases such as acute liver failure. Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common kind of primary liver cancer. Primary cancers like Hepatocellular carcinoma originate from the patient’s liver itself.
The causes of Hepatocellular carcinoma are often unclear in some cases. However, in certain cases, it may develop due to chronic infection which is caused by the hepatitis virus. The disease may even develop due to certain abnormalities in the liver cells when they go through mutations. These clusters of cells may turn into a cancerous tumour.
The disease can be diagnosed using the following tests:...
The disease can be diagnosed using the following tests:
The doctor may try to control the symptoms and the complications of Hepatocellular carcinoma through medication or through surgical procedures...
The doctor may try to control the symptoms and the complications of Hepatocellular carcinoma through medication or through surgical procedures.
The doctor conducts a surgery to remove the cancer from the patient’s liver.
The doctor may opt for a liver transplant surgery in which he will remove the diseased liver and replace it with a healthy liver donated by another person.
Cancer cells in the liver can be destroyed completely by subjecting them to extremely hot or cold conditions.
In the procedure, the chemotherapy drugs are delivered to the liver with the help of a catheter.
The doctor conducts a radiation therapy when a surgery can’t be conducted to treat the disease.
The patient should be closely monitored for symptoms of Hepatocellular carcinoma. One should consult the doctor as soon as they start noticing any signs or symptoms of the disease in a person. The appropriate treatment and the associated side effects should be thoroughly evaluated and discussed with the doctor.
Medanta ensures expert care for its patients who are diagnosed with Hepatocellular carcinoma at the Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine. The Medanta Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine is Asia’s ..
Medanta ensures expert care for its patients who are diagnosed with Hepatocellular carcinoma at the Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine. The Medanta Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine is Asia’s first of its kind dedicated Institute offering liver transplantation and all other levels of treatment for liver and biliary diseases including cancer, both in adults and children. The Living Donor Liver Transplant program is the largest in India and second largest in the world with a team of highly qualified doctors with a rich experience of more than 2500 Liver Transplants, having groomed the programme from its inception. The program has achieved the highest success rates (95%) and lowest infection rates (<10%) in Liver Transplant. The Institute is also a high-volume referral centre for all types of liver tumours, bile duct cancer, cysts and blocks and all complex non-transplant liver and biliary surgery. The Institute is committed to a scientific, compassionate & a patient-friendly approach.
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