Treatment For Liver Cancer | Dr Joy Varghese | Gleneagles Global Health City
There are a lot of treatment modalities to treat liver cancer; the disease can be cured in the beginning stage but it becomes difficult in the later stage. Watch this video by Dr Joy Varghese, Director in Hepatology & Transplant Hepatology, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai to know the different treatments for liver cancer.
There are two ways to treat cancer – one is the surgical technique in which we can remove the part of the tumour from the liver. There is a possibility to get a recurrence of tumour in the remaining liver. There are techniques to control the tumour and there are medicines to prevent the recurrence. But in cases when the tumour is very big and not removable, then the doctor advises one of the following techniques based on the patient’s condition – TACE (Transarterial Chemoembolization), RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation), Microwave Ablation (MWA), and TARE (Transarterial Radioembolization).