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Liver Cancer Treatment in Latin America

Hospitals and medical centers in Latin America which treat Liver Cancer patients.

Hospital Universitario Austral

A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc


Liver Cancer is treated at Hospital Universitario Austral

Clínica Anglo Americana

Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.


Liver Cancer is treated at Clínica Anglo Americana

Galenia Hospital

Hospital Galenia holds the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and is certified by the Mexican General Health Council (CSG).


Liver Cancer is treated at Galenia Hospital

Listed oncologist:

Dr. Marinee Torres Aguilar

Medical Oncology

Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.


Liver Cancer is treated at Hospital Punta Pacifica

Listed oncologists:

Dr. Roberto Ivan Lopez

Head of Medical Oncology Department

Dr. Keith Britton, MD, Ph.D.

Radiation Oncology Specialist

San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.


Liver Cancer is treated at San Angel Hospital

Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.


Liver Cancer is treated at Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

International Bio Care Hospital

A unique hospital that uses integrative medical approach for treating cancer patients, Autoimmune Degenerative Diseases, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other so called "Chronic diseases". Treatment methods are individually tailored for each patient.


Liver Cancer is treated at International Bio Care Hospital

Listed oncologist:

Dr. Victor Loustaunau, MD

Medical Hyperthermia

San Fernando Hospital

One of Panama’s largest hospitals, offering a wide range of medical specialties and fully equipped facilities. Clinica Hospital San Fernando was the first hospital in Panama to be accredited by the JCI.


Liver Cancer is treated at San Fernando Hospital

Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.


Liver Cancer is treated at Hospital Velmar

San Javier Marina Hospital

A tertiary, modern, small hospital, which is part of the San Javier group of hospitals. The hospital employs 48 physicians in most medical specialties, and provides many services to accomodate private and foreign patients.


Liver Cancer is treated at San Javier Marina Hospital

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About Liver Cancer Treatment

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Liver Cancer

Liver cancer appropriately referred to as primary liver cancer is cancer resulting from cancerous cells in the liver. The liver serves to filter blood, create bile, to store and releasing sugars among other functions. Cancer from other organs can spread to the liver via blood circulation resulting in metastatic cancer. The liver is composed of many cells, which gives rise to different types of tumors, where some are noncancerous, and others are cancerous. The most common form of cancer from the liver is the hepatocellular carcinoma.

Signs and symptoms
  • Swelling or pain in the abdomen
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Yellowing of the eye whites’ and the skin a condition known as jaundice
  • Feeling tired and weak
  • Fever
  • White or chalky stools
Risk factors
  • Cirrhosis: This condition causes scars to the liver hence increasing your chance of developing liver cancer.
  • HBV or HCV: Chronic infection with hepatitis C Virus (HCV) or Hepatitis B virus increases the risk.
  • Diabetes: People with diabetes have a high risk of contracting liver cancer than those without diabetes.
  • Others include: Exposure to aflatoxins, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, and some inherited liver conditions.

Liver cancer if detected early is treatable, hence the need to visit a doctor regularly for diagnosis. The procedure adopted depends on the stage of the liver cancer.


This involves the treatment of the liver cancer through surgical means. Unfortunately, many people do not qualify for surgery due to the existence of other liver conditions. In other cases, cancer from the liver easily spreads through the body due to the purification process of blood. Therefore, treating the liver through surgical means could lead to eliminating the problem partially to reoccur later. However, in the present times, surgical methods have improved, and survival rates have improved tremendously.

A surgical process will use a general anesthesia and follow-up medications.

Anesthesia : A surgical process will use general anesthesia

Risks : Excessive bleeding, infection of the lung after surgery, Liver failure, Rejection of the liver by your body, the liver failing to work immediately necessitating another transplant, Loss of kidney function, Damage to the liver, Nausea, Fever, Fatigue, Pain, Loss of appetite, Mouth sores

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