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Samantha Nazareth, MD

Samantha Nazareth, MD (Gastroenterology)

Board-certified gastroenterologist. Experience managing gastrointestinal conditions (GERD, IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, celiac disease, NASH) within healthcare organizations (three ambulatory surgical centers, single-specialty practice, multi-specialty practice and solo practice).

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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  • Black poop

  • I have jaundice

  • Enlarged liver

  • Noisy breathing

  • Stool is black

  • Right upper abdominal/tummy region swelling

  • White of the eyes are yellow

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Learn more about Liver Cancer

Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is liver cancer?

Also known as liver cancer. The most common type is hepatocellular carcinoma. Causes include chronic viral infections, like Hepatitis B and C, excessive alcohol consumption, or fatty liver disease that have caused chronic inflammation and/or cirrhosis.

Symptoms of liver cancer

  • Swelling of the arms or hands

  • Right hypochondriac region swelling

  • Black, shiny stool

  • Skin or eyes turning yellow

  • Noisy breathing; e.g. wheezing, rattling

  • History of liver cirrhosis

  • Intensely yellow urine

  • Lump or swelling in the abdomen/stomach

Questions your doctor may ask to check for liver cancer

  • Are your hands or arms swollen?

  • Are your stools black and shiny like hair?

  • Are your eyes or skin turning yellow?

  • Is your breathing noisy, like wheezing or rattling?

  • Have you ever been diagnosed with cirrhosis?

Treatment for liver cancer

Once a specialist confirms the diagnosis, the next step is to determine the extent (stage) of the disease. Treatment depends on the disease's extent and other factors, like age and overall health. Options include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, immunotherapy, targeted drug therapy and localized therapies.

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References

  • Sukowati CHC. Heterogeneity of Hepatic Cancer Stem Cells. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1139:59-81. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-14366-4_4. PMID: 31134495.

    https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-14366-4_4

  • Mayo Clinic

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353664

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Reviewed By:

Samantha Nazareth, MD

Samantha Nazareth, MD (Gastroenterology)

Board-certified gastroenterologist. Experience managing gastrointestinal conditions (GERD, IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, celiac disease, NASH) within healthcare organizations (three ambulatory surgical centers, single-specialty practice, multi-specialty practice and solo practice).

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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