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I had a liver cancer operation in which they found a tumer

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of 3.5kg and am told...
I had a liver cancer operation in which they found a tumer of 3.5kg and am told they the operation went well from the the specialist who performed the operation.
They have taken 65%of my liver on the right side how long should it take to grow back
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Oncology
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Oncologist: DocPhilMD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Thanks for this question

The liver is a highly regenerating organ

It will grow back fully in 3-6 months.

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