Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hepatoma Outlook

What to expect with liver cancer:

  • Liver cancer is usually fatal because it results in liver failure: most patients die within 3-6 months.

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Last Updated: May 27, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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