Jack&KatiesMommy wrote:You know my story by now. But I had dozens and dozens of tiny tumors throughout every lobe of my liver that could not be seen on CT scan in addition to tumors on every lobe of my liver that were visible on CT Scan.
Milk Tea wrote:My husband had 10+ live mets at dx, and our Oncologist didn't want to count them after lesion number 10. The biggest one was 7.9 cm. He did a MRI post 6 cycles of chemo to prepare for the liver surgery, that MRI report says there were 12 lesions, 8 on the right lobes, 4 on the left lobes and biggest one has shrunk down to 5.5 cm. During the open liver surgery, his liver surgeon was able to cut all of them out but one deep inside segment 5, he used MRI guided microwave ablation to burn it. Please definitely request to a consult appointment with an experienced oncology liver surgeon, not only listen to an Oncologist, after all, Oncologist is chemo expert not a liver expert. That made a world of difference in our case.
My husband has been NED since his liver surgery two years ago.
Milk Tea wrote: " congratulations, I think we can take everything out" and he wanted to do it sooner rather than later while the liver is still in good shape. He wanted us to finish 2 more cycles of chemo (total 6) and do the surgery. He didn't want us to wait till finish the total 12 cycles our oncologists original suggested.
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