The liver is your body’s largest organ. It’s responsible for digestion, blood clotting and helping get rid of toxins. But unlike other organs, it has two blood sources. This makes the liver vulnerable to cancer cells moving through the bloodstream. The cancers that most commonly spread to the liver through the bloodstream are colorectal, breast and lung cancers.
When cancer starts in the liver, it’s called hepatocellular carcinoma...
Surgeons at MD Anderson are using extreme heat and cold as their weapons against some forms of cancer.
They’re finding that the minimally invasive treatments are working as well as, if not better than, standard cancer treatments for many patients. Recovery is dramatically quicker.
Quality of life is better. Patients are more satisfied.
Turning up the heat on spinal cord tumors
MD Anderson patients with certain...