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Y-90 liver cancer treatment

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Diane,
Hoping your second Y90 treatment does the trick and kills the active tumors. I am wondering how long it took to get the results and what the timeline was for the follow up as I have an appointment with IR coming up next week to discuss treatment options for my HCC. Thank you and please let us know how you are doing.

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I it a second treatment or the first treatment after the mapping?

I’ve now had two mappings and three radiation shoots, Was a little disappointing because I had gone almost a year without a tumor popping up then all of a sudden it came out of nowhere.This was a little scary because there was a thrombus attached that was trying to sneak into a branch of the portal vein. Once in the portal vain it can spread to the rest of the liver. Scans have since shown that it did not spread thank God.

Since I’ve been through it two other times I’m pretty secure they will kill this one too, The others I had Y90 on are still there but they’re dead,

I still support y90 and would do it as many times as I can because It’s worked for me but I’m really praying no more tumors will pop up.

I always have a CT scan a month after treatment and they can pretty much tell what it did then every three months to keep an eye on it.

Has anyone else had experiences with varacies? I have had them since I was diagnosed with cirrhosis but they were small grade 1 and too small to be banded. This last EGD I had showed grade 3 and they banded four.

Soooo this was kind of bad news month after doing so well for two years.

Let us know what they are recommending after you meet with IR this week and good luck Parrot.

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