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Liver Cancer with Hepatoma

My mom aged 64yrs. Doctor said she got liver cancer due to large liver tumor in the right lobe of liver associated with small porta hepatis lymph node and 2 small lung nodules. Hepatoma with early lung metasis is suspected. But for her full blood test showed that Alpha fetoprotein is 24.5, AST is 88 and ALT is 88. For Hepatitis A , Hepatitis B and Hepatits C is negative. Currently my mom referring to liver specialist for further investigation. But I need your comment please. thanks .
Fri, 18 Nov 2011
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dear nini, it is possible to have liver cancer with the values mentioned, the final diagnosis will be based on tissue examination pathologically and IHC.
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