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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Abdominal Ultrasound

    Abdominal ultrasound is a procedure that uses sound wave technology to assess the organs, structures, and blood flow inside the abdomen.

  2. Can I Survive Liver Cancer? What Is My Prognosis?
  3. Common Liver Function Tests

    Detailed information on the most common liver function tests, including serum bilirubin test, serum albumin test, serum alkaline phosphatase test, serum aminotransferases, prothrombin time test, alanine transaminase test, aspartate transaminase test, gamm

  4. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract

    CT/CAT scans are more detailed than standard x-rays and are often used to assess the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts for for injuries, abnormalities, or disease.

  5. How Does My Doctor Know I Have Liver Cancer?
  6. I’ve Just Been Told I Have Liver Cancer
  7. Liver Biopsy

    A liver biopsy is a procedure in which tissue samples from the liver are removed for examination under a microscope to look for signs of damage or disease. It is used to diagnose many liver conditions.

  8. Liver Scan

    A liver scan - also known as a liver-spleen scan - uses nuclear radiology to assess the function and structure of the liver and surrounding organs. It may also be used to assess the progress of treatment for certain conditions.

  9. Tests That Help Evaluate Liver Cancer
  10. Understanding the Grade and Stage of Liver Cancer