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Ask an expert Hepatitis C and liver cancer

“I’ve been diagnosed with hepatitis C. What is my risk of developing liver cancer? Should I be tested for it?”

Ask an expert: Can liver cancer run in the family?

Q: “Is liver cancer hereditary? Does my mother’s recent diagnosis mean that I have a higher chance of getting it, too?”

Ask an expert: What is islet cell cancer?

Islet cell cancer is a relatively rare type of pancreatic cancer that develops in the islet cells – so called because the cells cluster together like small islands throughout the pancreas.

Ask an expert: What’s the future outlook for pancreatic cancer treatment?

For a long time, the news for people with pancreatic cancers hasn’t been great. But we’re starting to get the sense that things are finally changing.

Ask an expert: Where does pancreatic cancer develop?

The pancreas is a 6-inch-long gland that sits between the stomach and the spine. Different types of pancreatic cancer develop in different parts of the pancreas.

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Put cancer to the test

Mammograms, colonoscopies, PAP smears – these tests are well known and widely used to successfully prevent breast, colon and cervical cancers or to catch them in their earliest, most treatable stages. Just about everybody will, or should, have one or more of these tests routinely in their lifetimes.

Survival improves for colon cancer liver metastases

Progression to stage IV colorectal cancer was once a dismal prognosis, but advances in therapies and surgical techniques have changed the odds. – Ronald F. Wolf, M.D., surgical oncologist