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Liver cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hello doctor
User :   hello sir
User :   sir my aunt whose age is 55 years
User :   having some symtoms of liver cancer
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know that
User :   is it possible to survive
User :   with liver cancer
Doctor :   what are the symptoms
Doctor :   have you consulted
User :   some one told me u can't do anything
Doctor :   doctor
Doctor :   taaken up any investigations
User :   only 5 - 10 % chances are there
Doctor :   it depends on the stage
User :   actually i m very far from her place
Doctor :   ok
User :   pls sir i want to consle her
User :   that nothing happened
User :   u will survive
User :   but is it really possible or not
Doctor :   it depends on the stage wetr its localized to liver or spread
Doctor :   to other parts also
User :   i think only liver
User :   till now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If it is localized, radical surgery i.e., removal of the portion of liver is advised that can be potentially curative.

User :   then sir what should i tell her
Doctor :   is she having any other disease like diabetes
User :   no
User :   nothing
Doctor :   give her reassurance
Doctor :   tell her everything is going to be alright

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