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Liver cancer care

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We offer multi-disciplinary treatment for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma — HCC and cholangiocarcinoma — bile duct cancer), as well as the most extensive treatment options available in Canada for treatment of metastatic cancer to the liver. Therapeutic options are discussed with a team of hepatopancreatobiliary surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologist, as well as diagnostic and interventional radiology.

Diagnosis and treatment options

Newly diagnosed with primary liver cancer

  • We offer advanced imaging for treatment planning:
    • MRI imaging of the liver
    • enhanced MRI with novel contrast agents
    • contrast enhanced specialized ultrasound
    • advanced multi-slice/multi-phasic CT scanning
  • We offer surgical treatment:
    • Laparoscopic and open liver resection
    • Parenchymal Preserving Liver Resection
    • Liver Resection combined with ablation
    • Image guided surgery with U/S as well as a live hands free imaging system for surgeons
  • We offer ablative treatments:
    • Radiofrequency ablation
    • Microwave ablation
  • Focused radiation - stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR)
  • We offer liver directed therapies:
    • Embolization
    • Chemo-embolization
  • We offer systemic therapy:
    • Latest targeted molecular agents

Liver metastases from colorectal cancer

  • We offer advanced treatment planning including 3D liver volumetrics, specialized MRI imaging, and portal vein embolization (making one side of the liver grow before surgery) where required.
  • We offer surgical treatment:
    • Laparoscopic and open liver resection
    • Parenchymal Preserving Liver Resection
    • Liver Resection combined with ablation
  • We offer ablative treatments:
    • Radiofrequency ablation
    • Microwave ablation
    • Focused radiation - stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR)
  • We offer liver directed therapies:
  • We offer systemic therapy:
    • Latest chemotherapeutic regimens: first, second, third, fourth line
    • Access to clinical trials for novel systemic therapy agents including targeted molecular therapies

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