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Archives for February 2013
Cirrhosis - Variceal Bleeding - DIC
Hi, my Grandpa is suffering liver cancer now. Cirrhosis. He's in the hospital, ICU. For the past few days, his condition is not very good. I think he's condition is pretty much severe already. Few days ago, he had this gastro-oesophageal variceal haemorrhage. I searched on the internet, it's because of portal hypertension.…
Please help me save my mom
About 2 weeks back, my mom has been diagnosed with stage 4 klatskins tumor - cancer of the bile duct that has spread to her liver and the lungs. The diagnosis was done in India and the doctors did an ERCP to place metal stents that controlled the jaundice and hyper acidity that she was suffering from. Doctors here are…
Nodules found in liver one year after a Whipple Procedure to remove tumor on pancreas.
This is my mom's situation. A 2 cm tumor found in the in the bile conduct close to the pancreas was removed through a whipple procedure in March 2012. Feb. 7, 2013 a scan detected nodules in her liver. Biopsy is scheduled for the 13th. I am wondering if anybody has gone for something similar and how they coping.
Hello, my name is Nicole. I am 17 years old and have recently lost my mother to Cholangiocarcinoma. my mother was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma in june of 2010 at the age of 48. she has n experimental survery up atthe university of kentucky.after 27 days of battling recovery and relearning to walk they sent her home.…
Recently diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors in liver and pancreas. Treatment has begun with Sandostatin LAR injections. Is anyone experiencing similar diagnosis and or treatment? Beth Beck email@example.com