Treatment Options for Liver Cancer and What to Expect | Q&A

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Chief of surgical oncology Timothy Pawlik, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.explains types of liver cancer and the advanced treatment options offered at Johns Hopkins, including portal vein embolization and liver resection surgery.

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center

Questions answered:
1. Describe what you do. (0:11)
2. What are the different types of liver cancer? (0:25)
3. What advances in chemotherapy have there been to treat liver tumors? (1:17)
4. What is portal vein embolization? (2:15)
5. What are the types of liver resection surgeries? (3:15)
6. How long does a liver resection take? (4:05)
7. What can a patient expect after their liver surgery? (4:21)
8. What are the risks of a liver resection surgery? (5:07)
9. Does the liver grow back after it has been resected? (5:50)
10. Why come to Johns Hopkins for liver cancer treatment? (6:18)


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