Articles by "Dr. John Brems"
Dr. John Brems‘ is the director of the Center for Advanced Liver and Pancreatic Care at Elgin-based Advocate Sherman Hospital and specializes in the surgical treatment of liver and pancreatic diseases. Over the years, he has performed thousands of liver transplants, major liver resections and liver-heart transplants. He helped create the center, which opened in 2011 and offers progressive procedures and techniques to treat a wide range of liver and pancreatic cancers and diseases.
Early detection and treatment allows the best chance of a cure.
Scans of the abdomen can come back showing a liver tumor, but more often than not, these tumors are benign and don’t require further treatment.
Hear from a physician on why this cancer can have a high cure rate if detected early.
This type of cancer is extremely lethal. Here’s what you should know.