What are the cancer treatment options other than TACE?
I got the news that my dad had a cancer by the end of April. He had been done twice transcatheter arterial chemoembolization（TACE）surgery in on Apirl and June, but the tumor still grows bigger from 34mm*38mm to 102mm*82mm. Are there any better treatment you can recommend for us?
Since you said TACE, your dad must be suffering from hepatocellular carcinoma. Treatment of HCC depends on many factors. If localised there are many options like resection, intralesional injections, radiofrequency ablation. Transplant is an option is suitable candidates. If nothing is feasible, chemotherapy is the last option
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