... Greetings everyone.
My dad used to weigh 61 kg (taken nov last year) In early april (6 april), my mum noticed my dad seems to have lost weight so we weigh him (57.2 kg)
We took him to the doc for a basic health screening test (Liver, thyroid, CBC, urine analysis, stool analysis etc) everything was good and normal with the exception of a minor cholesterol over limit... (3 replies)
... My father just diagnosed of liver cancer and he just start on treatment of nexavar for 2 week! ... (11 replies)
... I am new to this site and didn't look at the dates on the post nor really understood exactly who was writing back and forth....Sorry.
I am very sorry for your loss and once again I am sorry about responding. Just thought I could pass on some information. (11 replies)
... mths Feb 2009 and he is still here. Unfotunately, he is not doing great now but we are hoping it is simply another down in the roller coaster that this cancer has put us on and that he will go back up and start to enjoy his life a little bit again. ... (11 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Liver cancer is just a horrible disease. It has been 5 months now that my husband has been on the nexavar. ... (11 replies)
... Yes you should let us know or update us on how it goes, my unfortunetly my dad never got the treatment the doctors said that even if he had it it would of made him worse, they put me and my family is a position to think do want that to happen to him, and just let him enjoy his last days, altho we wanted to try it they didnt give it to us, to me i think it was all about the... (11 replies)
... My mom has also just been diagnosed with advanced liver cancer with no treatment available (last week). Her oncologist has prescribed Lexavar and we are waiting for it to arrive....I will warn you, the cost is astronomical....$7000/mo, but there is help available to cover the cost. I can post you once she starts and let you know how it progresses if that would be helpful. Sandy (11 replies)
... In 2003 my mom passed away from cancer . ... (2 replies)
... My father has been diagnoise with advance liver cancer which has mets to his lungs... doctors say no cure or treatment for him... ... (5 replies)
... My father has advance liver cancer, doctors say there is no treatment for him, so I decided to do my own research and I came upon Sorafenib. ... (11 replies)
... In 2003 my mom passed away from cancer . ... (0 replies)
... Anyways to make a long story short my hematologist says I have a cyst on my liver which looks benign but they want a follow up on a CT scan. ... (1 replies)
... Anyway, I have some symptoms consistent with metastatic liver cancer which is one of the places intraocular melanoma goes. ... (2 replies)
... Anything is possible. But normally it does not affect people under age 45. My brother is an odd case of a younger person with this type of cancer.
Just get to the doctor to make sure. (11 replies)
... Prayers out to your brother.
PS can a 19 year old get pancreas cancer? Ive got dull pain in my gall bladder and im scared it might be the pancreas (11 replies)
... My prayers and those of my family are with you. I, too, have pancreatic cancer but it is too advanced for surgery, as the portal vein was surrounded by the tumour. ... (11 replies)
... He is home getting ready to go to U of M (University of Michigan) & also Mayo Clinic in MN. He was told it was stage IV, spread to his liver. They have given a new timeline of 4-6 months, but we are so much more hopeful since he is otherwise healthy. We appreciate the support & prayers – we need all we can get, so keep them coming! I will update his progress periodically... (11 replies)
... Hi, I can only send you my love and prayers. It is a distressing time for you all. My brother also contacted the same type of cancer he was 43 and had a young son of 3. You must be distraught, Im here in England so I dont know much about how your insurances work. ... (11 replies)
... Hi. I am so, so sorry you are all going through this. My mom was diagnosed in January 2003 and it has been a very difficult battle. She had her surgery,whipple 2003 and complete removal of the entire pancreas April 2007 at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. MD Anderson in Texas and Johns Hopkins are supposed to be the top 2 facilities in the country for this very deadly... (11 replies)
... you might want to look into insuline potentiated chemo (ITP). My friend was diagnosed with stage 4 uterine cancer with a 5% chance of survival with regular chemo and she opted to try this "alternative" treatment, although it is still chemo, just in smaller doses. She had 9 treatments and is in remission. Each treatment is costing about $800. I know there are treatment clinics... (11 replies)