Receiving liver cancer treatment from a specialist with expertise in the field helps ensure that patients receive personalized care and treatment
Upon receiving a diagnosis of liver cancer, the doctor discusses information such as the stage of your liver cancer as well as your liver cancer treatment options. Get answers to your questions and learn vital information, including the importance of trusting your care to an expert in the field, such as Dr. Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS.
I Thought Liver Cancer Is An Uncommon Cancer
Although liver cancer is not as common as some other types of cancer, recent statistics indicate incidence of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer are on the rise. In fact, the American Cancer Society expected an estimated 40,710 new cases of liver cancer by the end of the year 2017. Additionally, American Cancer Society also pointed out that new cases of liver cancer more than tripled in recent years.
Therefore, you are not alone if you recently received a diagnosis of liver cancer. Dr. Bilchik and his professional team and support staff ensure that every patient realizes they are not alone in this journey.
What Is The Right Liver Cancer Treatment For Me?
Determining the best treatment for your liver cancer depends on a number of factors. Among them are your age and health, particularly other serious health conditions, the stage of your liver cancer, your feelings towards treatment side effects and treatment in general. Several other factors help determine the best approach towards your liver cancer treatment.
Not every individual with liver cancer receives the same treatment. Dr. Bilchik knows that while radiation, chemotherapy, tumor ablation or other treatment approaches are best options for one patient, another liver cancer patient possibly needs a different treatment approach. Perhaps you could potentially achieve the best possible outcome through new treatment approaches.
Is Dr. Bilchik Familiar With Advances In Liver Cancer Treatment?
A recipient of numerous awards and other recognition, Dr. Bilchik is the Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at John Wayne Cancer Institute. He also had the honor of being named in the top one percent of physicians in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and a designation as one of the top cancer physicians in the U.S.
Dr. Bilchik is an expert in the field, yet you play an active role in deciding whether a newer technique such as targeted therapy or a minimally invasive approach to treating your liver cancer is the best option for you. During every appointment, patients understand that Dr. Bilchik treats everyone with respect and compassion, while offering access to latest options in liver cancer