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HCC on cirrotic liver

a 71 yrs old male patient DM; long standing insulin, stable ischemic heart disease, with a history of open cholecystitis complicated with fulminant biliary peritonitis on 2006, found to have liver cirrhosis, grade 1 esophageal variese by endoscopy, multiple liver masses mainly in the left lobe detected by CT abdomen & abdominal US, biggest of almost 5 cm in diameter. platelets count of 50000 imprved to 130000,NO local and\ or intraperitoneal lymp node spread detected by CT or abdominal US.
WHAT IS BEST MODALITY OF TREATMENT???
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Best to you musle.   Hector has given you great advice.
......Kim
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Hello and thanks for writing.

There are treatments to help manage liver cancer (HCC) but I would think those services would only be available at the most advanced hospitals in the country. Here in the US these services are primarily available at large teaching hospitals in large cities. Since cancer is such a serious condition I would suggest you go to the largest and most prestige cancer hospital that you possibly can. It may be better to travel to Riyadh if you can, as I assume they will have the latest cancer medical technologies and services in the country available there.

From my Internet searches I found.. King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh. It appears to be one of the best hospitals with the most services and the latest technology in the country. At least contact them and tell them of your situation. At minimum they should be able to direct you to where services are available either with themselves or at other hospitals.

" The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre is a 985-bed tertiary/quaternary care and referral hospital based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the national referral center for oncology, organ transplantations, cardiac surgery, genetic diseases, and more."
Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11211
Phone: +966 11 464 7272
Website: http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa
Facebook pageL https://www.************/pages/King-Faisal-Specialist-Hospital-and-Research-Centre/103121809728374

Let me know if this information helps you.
Hector
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