What Is the Common Stage of Liver Cancer?

Q:
What is the common stage of liver cancer?

A:
Staging system is a way of determining the severity or the spread of cancer. The Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) staging system is commonly used, and is described below. The categories are based on a combination of how well you can carry out daily tasks (performance status), tumour characteristics, and how well the liver is working (Child-Pugh score).

The Child-Pugh score is a scoring system used in the BCLC staging system. It assesses how well the liver is working by measuring the level of damage caused by cirrhosis.

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