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Liver, Gall Bladder and Bile Duct Cancer

Elin Sigurdson, the chief of the general surgery division, leads a team of surgical oncologists dedicated to providing multispecialty management of patients with liver cancer. Elin Sigurdson, the chief of the general surgery division, leads a team of surgical oncologists dedicated to providing multispecialty management of patients with liver cancer.

Whether you are facing chronic liver disease or newly-diagnosed liver cancer, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your cancer, preserving liver function, and reducing the risk of recurrence.

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of liver cancer. The gastrointestinal oncology team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in-depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies for your cancer.

Why choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the gastrointestinal field
  • Full spectrum of care liver cancer—from detection through survivorship
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for liver cancer
  • Next business-day appointments with our gastrointestinal cancer specialists
  • Access to the Temple Liver Transplant Center