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Archives for January 2013
HCC with mets to bones
Is there anyone out there that has HCC mets to bones, if so could you please share your treatment and how you are doing? Mom just started Nexavar 1 pill twice a day for a week, then 2 pills in the am and 1 in the pm for a week then full strenght. I'm very nervous and scared, but realize this is our only option. Any feed…
Clinical Trial Question
My husband was recently diagnosed with advanced stage HCC, we will be starting a clinical trial at Emory in Atlanta, Ga soon. Is anyone involved in a clinical trial or been in one in the past? This one involves chemoembolization and nexavar.
Having Trouble coping with prognosis
Its so sad and hard to hear someone put your exact feeling and thinking into words. It is awful to think others out there are experiencing this same rollercaoster of emotions, helplessness and just plain anger. Only today I spoke with my mums oncolongist with regards to her cancer. We were both given the devasting news…
Faith and Hope
I would like to thank everyone that writes a post on here. This is such a scary situation for loved ones and those who have this horrible disease. My mom will start Nexavar this week. She is still recovering from radiation that has left her with severe heart burn, nausea and diarrehea. She has lost 15lbs since New Years…
my moms liver cancer
Hi, I have wrote before. My mom is 58 years old and has primary liver cancer that is also in her protal vein. She has had it since October of 2011. After her recession in November of last year they told her she would have 12-18 months. Since the surgery my mom has had chemo embolization done once and that didnt work and…
while on chemo,notice eyesight worse
I have just joined this site, and after dealing with colon cancer followed by liver cancer, both of these areas are now considered under control, however I now have one small tumor onone lung,so I am taking Xeloda pills, and Oxy infusion. I have now had 3 treatments, and I now notice that my eyesight especially for close…
Cream recommendations to prevent Nexavar blisters?
My husband has just started Nexavar and we are trying to prevent the blisters that occur on the hands and feet. I have received samples of Udderly Smooth Extra Care with 20% urea and Dermal therapy creams from the drug company and they also recommended Gold Bond, Curel, Aveno and Eucerin. All seem to be fairly expensive.…