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What are some hospitals known for treating liver cancer?

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John Hopkins University, located in Baltimore, Maryland, has a center devoted entirely to the study and treatment of liver cancers, according to its official website. The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City is the biggest private cancer hospital in the world, notes MSKCC.org.

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In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center the top American hospital specializing in cancer treatment, while John Hopkins Hospital came in fifth. Although both have programs devoted to treating liver cancer, John Hopkins has a center dedicated specifically to the illness.

Patients who want to request appointments at John Hopkins should call 877-548-3799 and expect to see doctors within a week, notes its website. Those who want to make an appointment at Sloan Kettering should call 800-525-2225, but as of 2015, patients can also make appointments on the facility's website.

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