Liver cancer is a complex form of cancer that is difficult to detect early. Having an experienced medical team behind you is imperative as you face difficult decisions about liver cancer treatment.

At Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, we’ve put together a team of nationally recruited physicians focused on using the latest technology and innovative techniques in the treatment of liver cancer.

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For more information about Levine Cancer Institute, call 980-442-2000.

Liver Cancer Diagnosis

If liver cancer is suspected, your doctor may recommend several tests to diagnose or rule out the disease.

Liver Cancer Diagnostic Tests Include:

  • A physical exam to check for lumps or other changes, as well as fluid buildup in the stomach
  • Blood tests  to check if the liver is working properly
  • Imaging tests  to get a more detailed look at the stomach and liver
  • Biopsy  a sample of liver tissue that’s analyzed in a lab for cancer cells

Liver Cancer Treatment

There are several approaches to treating liver cancer. Out team of experts has the skill and experience to determine the best treatments for the best outcomes.

Our team includes experts from many fields, including gastroenterology, hepatology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, pathology and surgery, ensuring that every aspect of care is covered.

Liver Cancer Treatment Options Include:

  • Extended liver resections  surgery to remove the diseased portion of the liver
  • Minimally invasive surgery (including robotic surgery)
  • Radiofrequency and microwave ablation  kills tumor cells with heat and spares surrounding healthy tissue
  • Transarterial chemotherapy  delivers cancer drugs directly to tumor site
  • Radioembolization  delivers radiation directly to tumor site 
  • Therapeutic endoscopy with endoscopic ultrasound
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy

Clinical Trials

Levine Cancer Institute provides access to the latest and most innovative clinical trials in all aspects of evaluation and treatment of liver cancer. Learn more about our liver cancer clinical trials

Cancer Support Programs  

The cancer care process can feel confusing and overwhelming at times – often involving physical, financial and emotional challenges for you and your family. From diagnosis to survivorship, we have numerous resources available to support you during your treatment experience.

Learn more about our cancer support programs.

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