i had colon cancer low grade2 no invasion in any nodes or other organs ,3 years later said i had Hamangioma.very small,this year said got slightly bigger Just in one area of liver ,so have to have PET and MRI cause of history work on icu so thinking the worst doc said what ever it is it operable what makes me worried why he said that before he knows what it is ,,,,,
Well, liver hemangiomas are benign or non cancerous lesions. They are often detected during tests done for other reasons (like in your case). Usually this is treated with embolization (blocking the blood vessel feeding this hemangioma) or by tying or ligating the blood vessel. Hence, the doctor may have mentioned that it is treatable with surgery. Very small hemangiomas and hemangiomas not affecting the liver function or causing anemia are usually left as such. Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!
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