Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
178 Doctors are Online

Is chemotherapy effective during 4th stage liver cancer ?

If a person has 4th stage liver cancer , does having chemo help? Her bilirubin count was 18.6 but now it has come down to 10.1. They found that the original cancer started as very small in one breast and now the liver is covered with cancer. She started on chem a couple weeks ago - 1/3 portion every week and also a pill for cancer.
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  597
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Oncologist, Radiation 's  Response
According to Studies, the chemotherapy, may relieve her problems to some extent only, but not cure in stage4 disease.This is called as palliative chemotherapy.
Answered: Fri, 3 Jan 2014
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor