Liver Cancer Support Group

Hepatic tumors are tumors or growths on or in the liver. These growths can be benign or malignant (cancerous). They may be discovered on medical imaging (even for a different reason than the cancer itself), or may present in patients as an abdominal mass, hepatomegaly, abdominal pain, jaundice, or some other liver dysfunction.

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  • deleted_user

    Stage 1V liver cancer

    Just found out my sister has liver cancer. By the time her symptoms presented themselves she was already stage 1V. This is unbelievably shocking.
  • deleted_user

    Life expectancy - months or years?

    Hi all,Im a 60 yr. old male diagnosed with a single 20cm HCC tumor on my right side liver in May 2010, subsequently removed via a liver resection in Aug. Follow-up CT scans in Nov. showed a recurrence of the cancer via a 1.5cm nodule near my right ascending colon. I should also tell you that my liver was otherwise healthy with no hepatitis or cirrhosis. My MD Anderson oncologist will start me on...
  • lina2008

    New here and lots of questions

    Hi all, My mother in law has just been diagnosed with liver cancer. She has several tumors all over her liver the biggest being 8cm and the next 4.5. She is refusing treatment as she wants quality rather than quantity of life, which we are all supportive of as she is almost 80. However she is also refusing to have a biopsy (she is concerned that the cance may spread, which is crazy since her...
  • luckchanges5

    Cannabis oil to cure liver cancer?

    My 23 month old daughter was just diagnosed having two masses on her liver one the size of an orange and the other half of that. They want to either do a biopsy or remove the whole thing and start chemotherapy and we don't want any of this. I would rather try cannabis oil but I want to know what other parents have done what is your experience with all this?
  • deleted_user

    Hospice & Liver Cancer

    My brother-in-law is in St. Vincent's Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Hospice called us today & asked me if my husband & I would carry out his wishes -- I can't remember the legal name they gave it.The doctors at St. Vincent's say there is nothing left that they can do for Tom. He is bleeding internally, blood will not clot, & body was shutting down when he was taken to the hospital. He is now...
  • deleted_user

    Does anyone have Nexavar or knows doctors

    Hi:My mom was prescribed Nexavar but unfortunately she does not have medical coverage. I'm wondering if anyone knows the doctors or hospitals that would be willing t donate this medication.Thanks
  • Could someone please explain me who are the people involved in the process of Radioembolization and what are their roles? What are the roles of Interventional Radiologist? Who is the actual in-charge of the entire process in Radioembolization treatment?
  • deleted_user

    HCC (liver cancer)+ Hep C+ Cirrocis

    Hi:My name was diagnosed with HCC (Liver Cancer) in Jan 2013. Right before the surgery it was found out that she has Hep C. Two thirds of her liver was removed and nobody wants to treat her Hep C. She was told that this treatment makes no sense because she already developed liver cancer.I'm very devastated and do not know how to help her. Today I found out that her AFT is about 1400.Does anybody...
  • Hi, so i came here were i need help to try and deal with this so sorry in advane this will be a bit long.( And sorry for my spelling ) So a few weeks ago i found out my father has cancer and it's to big to be removed he needs a tranceplant other wise he won't make it, cemo is not an option because he has Hepatitis C or how ever its spelled and it has messed his liver up now beond help, the thing...
  • luvmygirlz

    Hepatic Lesions on Ultrasound

    first I wanted to say how very sorry I am for any one here who is suffering themselves or has loved ones who has hepatic cancer. I had an ultrasound last month to test my gallbladder, which had to be removed due to gallstones. Any way, it also detected 3 hypoechoic right kidney lesions measuring 5 mm and 2 hypoechoic lesions in the left lobe of the liver measuring 5 mm. The report said they're...
  • ness36va

    The 1 year of my husband's death is approaching

    Even though it has almost been a year since my husband's death, it feels like yesterday every day. His birthday was 6/9 and fathers day is right around the corner. He passed in July. It is so hard going through all the important events in our lives without him here. My daughter and I both suffer every day. Not a day goes by without crying wanting him with me again. I am thankful for websites...
  • lswanson1

    Scared of physical effects of stopping drinking

    I read some of the horrible side effects of stopping drinking. I know there is medicine that can help but I am at a loss of where to even look for help. How have other people gotten past this fear?!?
  • angie777

    Liver mass

    I have been a member for a while but never posted. CVID for yrs just found liver mass 2 cm on MRI but due to location on upper part of liver it would be hard to biopsy-doc says they would have to do through the lung. I am terrified it's liver CA, anyone else have any biopsy experience? Or just wait and watch depending on results of tumor markers? With my primary immunodefiency I'm worried about...
  • deleted_user

    My mother passed away

    In January 2013 my mom was diagnosed with HCC (Liver Cancer). Right before the surgery it was found out that she has Hep C and liver cirrhosis. Two thirds of her liver was removed and since then she was going "downhill". My mom lived in Eastern Europe when the level of conventional medicine is far behind US. She was told that this treatment makes no sense because she already developed liver...
  • deleted_user

    Grandbaby has liver cancer

    My 13 month old grand baby was diagnosed with liver cancer one week ago today and will be undergoing surgery tomorrow morning. I am feeling such a mix of emotions. I am so angry that such an innocent sweet baby has to go thru such an awful experience. Scared as to the outcome, feel like no one understands where I am coming from. Thank God I have always been close to the little guy (but as my...