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Introduction to Liver Metastases and Liver Cancers

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Liver metastases and liver cancers are an important segment of our work. While once thought
impossible to treat focally with radiation, stereotactic body radiosurgery allows us to focus beams
on radiation to the liver area with high degree of control rates. Control means cessation of
growth, shrinkage or disappearance of the cancer in the treated area. The majority of our
patients have cancers in the liver. When a patient is treated with stereotactic radiosurgery, the
control rate in that area is high. A variety of metastases spread through the blood stream to the
liver from sites as diverse as the breast, lung, pancreas and elsewhere.

Our treatment is non-invasive and generally well tolerated. For those with questions, we
encourage you to contact us at 212-CHOICES or e-mail questions to
GIL.LEDERMAN@RSNY.ORG.

We also have seminars open to the public to learn more about treatment options, technology and
results. Our panel of expert physicians will evaluate your case at no charge to determine the best
method of treatment. This review process helps each person have the most information
possible.

				
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