I think it is also important to have a support system, whether it's counseling, talking things out with your wife and kids, or a support group. I think that people who have a support system do better overall with 1) coping with Cirrhosis, and 2) qualifying for a transplant. Transplant centers evaluate the person's ability to cope with pre-, during...
My husband started with a gastroenterologist who specializes in Hep C treatment, and then when he failed treatment and developed Cirrhosis, she referred him to a hepatologist in a transplant center who specializes in Hep C treatment.
You all may have seen this already. A Phase IIB clinical trial reported a Hep C vaccine with good results in its initial safety study. The vaccine induces T cells that target the Hep C virus.
Marc, I read on another thread that Hector had a kidney stone removed, is feeling better, and is almost done with his current treatment.
Dee, I didn't know that crossroadsec had been diagnosed with cancer, and desrt, I didn't know that rivll is listed for transplant.
Thanks for the updates on both.
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