Posted in: Liver Cancer by Dr. Tarang Krishna
With the help of medical innovations, liver cancer treatment has advanced significantly over the years. Read on to know some of the advancements.
If disease had faces like living beings, the most horrible one would be that of cancer. Being diagnosed with this is disease is unfortunate indeed, but there is a bright side if the problem is spotted early on. Liver cancer, one of the common forms of this disease, is always a matter of rigorous study and research mainly due to the limited number of effective treatments for the same. Scientists are doing all what they can to find out the factors causing the same and to prevent them as far as possible.
Keeping It At Bay
Needless to say, the best thing to do about a problem is to cut its chances of occurence. Prevention is undoubtedly a more preferred solution than waiting till the need for a liver cancer treatment arises. According to some reputed scientists, there are certain improved treatments and vaccinations that can help avoid around half of the total number of liver cancer cases. Researchers are making constant attempts to figure out more advanced treatments for hepatitis infections so that they can be eliminated before causing liver cancer. A new vaccine for hepatitis C is being formulated. Also, doctors are trying to come up with quicker and more effective treatments for chronic hepatitis.
You can’t really sit idle with an uncertainty in your mind when it comes to something as serious as liver cancer. Experts are analyzing advanced blood tests in order to see if they can give an earlier hint about liver cancer, as compared to ultrasound and AFP. Fortunately, they have come up with one such blood test known as DKK1.
For procedures such as liver transplants and partial hepactomy to be safer and even more effective, medical experts have come up with several innovative techniques. Doctors at reputed treatment centers such as Dr. Krishna’s Cancer Healer Center have already started practicing these.
There are certain treatments given right after surgical procedures, known as adjuvant therapies. These therapies are now a significant part of liver cancer treatment.