Chemo Embolization and Liver Cancer
My husband was diagnosed with liver cancer in November. No treatment, no cure, however, chemo embolization could increase his time. In January he had the 1st one, it went fine, no side effects. They repeated it 6/18 and completely different reaction, can't keep him awake, no motor skills (can't feed or drink himself). Why…
Does anyone know what to do?
My father was diagnosed with colon cancer approximately 2 years ago, but now it has spread to his liver and lungs. Today he was told that a part of his treatment (Avemar, i think) was not working. He has been on chemotherapy the whole time, and also had radiation therapy once. What else is there? I dont know much, but i…
Liver Cancer Treatment Options?
I am trying to self-educate myself. What are the most effective treatments for metastatic tumors in the liver? Where can I find this information?
Liver cancer and throwing up
My dad is going to be 80 next month and recently found out he has liver cancer. He did well the first week knowing about it and seeming to be okay. Now, however, he's declined so much. Last night he was throwing up and I don't know why considering he hasn't really eaten for the past few days. He looks very weak. The doctor…
My mom has stage 4 liver cancer, looking for insight
I just heard from my mother today and she mentioneed that the recent biposy she had showed that her liver cancer had increase a lil bit nad it has spread to her lungs. At this point her doctor wnats to stop the chemo because it is not effective and she is possibly going to be connected to the cancer center here at UCSF in…
I lost my Mom today 2yrs ago to Bile Duct/Liver Cancer
Today, June 20th I lost my precious Mom two years ago to this terrible cancer. It was the hardest day of my life…and even though its been two years, this day hits me like a ton of bricks. She went through so much, not a day goes by that I don’t think about her and all she endured. She is my hero. I was so lucky to have her…
I told my doctor I had a lump near my rib cage. After a US and CT showed a large mass on my liver (17x12x10 cm) and mentioned Hepatoma or Hepatic Neoplasm as primary concern with cirrhosis, I went to see a Gastro Endcronolgist. He recommended blood work and a biopsy looking for hepatoma. Blood work was normal and now…
This is my first post so I’m not quite sure how to begin. My mom (80 y/o) was admitted to the hospital. We noticed her skin yellowing and she was having chills and itching. After going to the doctor we were told that these were symptoms of cancer of the bile ducts. After several tests the doctors could see a mass but could…
I find myself in place I have only read about through CSN. After two years of our cancer battle (head and neck and then HCC) my dad was told today that his body is shutting down. We have an appt with Pallative care tomorrow for a family planning meeting. My heart hurts....its hard to imagine a life without him. I couldn't…