Deciding on Treatment
Liver Cancer: Treatment Choices
Several types of treatment can be used for liver cancer. Learn about the different options.
Liver Cancer: Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy
Chemotherapy (chemo) uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. Targeted therapies are medicines that target specific defects found in cancer cells.
Liver Cancer: Radiation Therapy
Radiation for liver cancer is given in two main ways: external, with a machine, and internally, with radioactive beads.
Liver Cancer: Surgery
Which type you have depends on the size of the cancer, where it is, how much it has spread, how well the rest of your liver is working, and other factors.
Liver Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)
The 5-year survival rate for liver cancer tends to be better if the cancer is found and treated at an earlier stage. Learn the 5-year survival rates for liver cancer.