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Discussion BoardCindy was posted 07/30/2004 09:35 pm by mrs
Sounds like his cancer in located within the liver which is why a transplant
may be possible. Where are you located? Does he have a healthy siblings or
relatives who may be willing to be a donor? A living donor may be a
possibility instead of waiting for a cadaveric liver or until the liver gets
to the critical point and moved up to the head of the list.
My dad did have the whipple which is a major operation. His surgeon is a
highly skilled liver transplant surgeon and considered one of the best in the
US. He did dad's whipple. Dad was never eligible for a liver transplant.
He did live almost five years from the date of his whipple surgery. Come
back and ask more questions. Take care......Mary
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