1. over 7 years ago
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    I have decided that I would do TACE and RFA if there is a reoccurance and it is needed but no Nexavar.I would consider a Phase III clinical trial in the futuee

    Decision Point

    I feel that I am 68, and I have had a pretty good run. I do not want lto take Nexavar. i don't feel that since there is no definit...

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  2. over 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I was just told by my doctor at the transplant clinic that I show no signs of reoccurance of the tumor, and so new tumors in the liv...

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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had both TACE and RFA in April of 2011. The TACE went very well, and the results of the RFA were great also, but I received a sev...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I have Hepatitis C, but no cirrhosis. This is not supposed to happen if my liver damage (stage and grade of damage) is not very hig...

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    • Buddy
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Our July 23rd appointment at UAB to determine if a liver transplant was in our future delivered a dose of reality. After reviewing ...

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    • Julie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Dad was diagnosed with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    Elevated liver enzymes

    Oh No

    After treatment was done, she went back for lab tests and the tests came back with elevated liver enzymes. The first test they thoug...

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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    She finished her treatment 2-3 weeks ago. About two weeks before her treatment ended, she and I set a date for my son and me to fly ...

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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My mom had radiation five days a week for about six weeks. She said it wasn't too bad and was glad her anxiety wasn't so bad that sh...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    We were relieved to hear that the chemotherapy my mother would undergo would be in the pill form. I think we all thought it would be...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    Partial liver removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    My mom's surgery was scheduled for Nov. 12. The same day as my birthday. (I am her only child and live too far away to have been the...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JustJessie
    • Experience with Hepatocellular Carc...
    over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My mom had been feeling ill for a little over a year before the final diagnosis of cancer came in. We were all convinced she was hav...

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