Recurrent Liver Cancer

Aggressive Surgical Approach in Treatment of Recurrent Liver Cancer

Recurrent liver cancer unfortunately can occur even after a curative liver surgery with or without chemotherapy.  This is the main reason for doing a close surveillance using CT scan or MRI to detect any new tumor(s) in the remaining part of the liver after surgical resection.  A liver surgeon or a liver cancer doctor needs to be made aware as …

Recurrent Liver Cancer

What is Biliary Tract Cancer

Biliary cancer is a relatively rare type of aggressive cancer that originates from the bile duct cells.  Bile duct is the “pipe” that carries bile juice being produced by the liver into the small bowel to help with digestion.  There are several forms of biliary tract cancer and each type has slightly different clinical presentation, histopathology, treatment, and overall prognosis.  …

Gallbladder Cancer Treatment

Gallbladder Cancer

How to Treat and What to Expect ? What is gallbladder cancer?  Gallbladder cancer is a rare malignancy that originates from the inner lining of the gallbladder.  It is classified as a form of biliary tract cancer.  It is different than liver cancer since the origin of the tumor is from the bile duct cells (cholangiocytes) and not from the …

Colorectal Cancer

Evolution of Treatment for Liver Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer

Evolution of Treatment for Liver Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer. Increasing Role of Liver Resection Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States. Liver is the most common site of metastasis in patients with colorectal cancer due to its anatomical arrangement. Venous return from the colon flows through the liver via …

Minimally Invasive Robotic Liver Resection

Novel Technique of Bile Duct Cancer (Klatskin Tumor) Surgery

Bile duct cancer is a not so common cancer occurring in the central part of the liver, where all important blood vessels feeding the liver are coursing through. This disease generally results in a poor outcome without any treatment. In our liver surgery center in Tampa, unfortunately, we see this kind of disease quite often. Most patients come from around …