Many other cancers beside colon and rectal cancer may spread (metastasize) to the liver.
Sometimes, this occurs years after the primary tumor has been diagnosed and treated.
Neuroendocrine tumors also may occur. These are tumors resulting from cells that release hormones as a response to a signal from the nervous system.
If the tumor is confined to the liver, then the experts at the Liver Cancer Center may consider the same treatment options they use for managing metastatic colon cancer or primary liver tumors, such as:
Most important is to, first, have a full evaluation to adequately stage the extent of the tumor.
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call the UPMC Liver Cancer Center, toll-free, at 1-855-745-4837.