FUNCTIONS OF NORMAL LIVER
Liver is known as the ‘’largest’’ organ present in the human body. Liver is one of the very vital organs without which, the body is not able to function properly or in a normal manner. Liver does a number of different functions and activities which are extremely essential to the human body. Liver is known to secrete bile. Absorption of nutrients and etc also occurs in the liver hence liver also plays its role in digestion. Liver also detoxifies the harmful chemicals.
WHAT IS LIVER CANCER
Liver cancer is referred to as a condition, when the normal cells of the liver, do not remain normal but start behaving and dividing abnormally. Most common type of cancer is Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC).
LIVER CANCER CAUSES
- Chronic HBV or HCV.
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NASH)
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Wilson’s disease
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Exposure to aflatoxins (Aflatoxins are poisons produced by molds that grow on crops that are stored poorly)
LIVER CANCER STAGES
|1||Liver Tumor less than 2cm only within liver|
|2||Liver Tumor with portal or hepatic vein thrombosed|
|3||Liver Tumor with portal or hepatic vein thrombosed|
|4||Liver Tumor spread to distant organs eg lungs, bones|
LIVER CANCER IN PAKISTAN
In Pakistan, the condition is getting worse and worse. The percentages of the effected patients are increasing dangerously. Statistically, in 1990 to the present year, the percentage has increased by 31.5 percent. Hence, no treatment and increasing rates of liver cancer together make up a very deadly and dangerous combination. A huge number of people die with the cancer early, because lack of knowledge about liver cancer treatment in Pakistan. Hence, awareness and exposure holds great importance.
LIVER CANCER PREVENTION
Normal person must have yearly checkup and keep a check on his diet. Patient having liver disease like Chronic Hepatitis B, C or cirrhosis should have quarterly checkups. Quarterly checkups help you diagnose what is wrong at a very early stage.
There are many options depend upon Liver Cancer stage. You should visit at Pak Health Care to meet our doctors for best treatment plan for your patient.
- Liver Resection
- Liver Transplant
- Oral Chemotherapy
- Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
- Percutaneous ethanol injection
- Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
LIVER CANCER TREATMENT
If you are, someone who is suffering from liver cancer and looking for some liver cancer specialist in Lahore Pakistan, need not to worry because Pak Health Care center accompanying the most experienced doctors and the super friendly staff, they are here to make sure that you are in the best of your health.
For liver cancer treatment in Lahore Pakistan at Pak Health Care our experienced doctors give all their time to the patients to not only help them strengthen their bodies but also make them mentally strong.
Pak Health Care has friendly relations with the most experienced and qualified doctors of Iran, Turkey and India, which keep visiting Pak Health Care on and off, and examine the patients personally as well.