Here to share information and support with other people about HCV. My husband was diagnosed Jan 2007, geno 1, but was probably chronic for 40 years. After diagnosis of hcv and cirrhosis he also underwent liver surgery to remove his left lobe which had a 6x12 cm HCC (liv
[More]er cancer caused by hep c). That accomplished successfully, he started Interferon/Ribavirin treatment (in conjunction with Alinia) in Nov. 2008, was undetected at 13 weeks, continued treatment for 137 weeks, but relapsed at 12-week post. Diagnosed with multi-focal HCC recurrence in Aug 2010 and treated with 3 sessions of TACE. Expanding HCC and local metastasis confirmed Aug. 2011 treated unsuccessfully with Nexavar. Decompensation, lymph node, and distant metastasis confirmed Nov 2011. Current status Stage 4 liver cancer.
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