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Nov 16, 2014 in the Hepatitis Social Community - 15
This is wonderful news. Thanks for the update Magnum. Advocate1955
Nov 16, 2014 in the Cirrhosis of the Liver Community Best Answer - 4
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...
Nov 16, 2014 in the Hepatitis C Community - 28
Best wishes with tx. I hope it goes well for you. Onward to SVR. Advocate1955
Nov 16, 2014 in the Hepatitis C Community - 21
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. Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis C Community - 3
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. http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/261/261ra153 Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis Social Community - 13
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. Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis Social Community - 10
Praying for #6 to be the charm, Magnum! Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis Social Community - 24
Just catching up on this thread now. Sorry to hear that Hector has been suffering with a kidney stone, but so glad he's almost done with tx. Prayers to you Hector! Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis C Community - 36
Congratulations! Advocate1955
Nov 09, 2014 in the Hepatitis C Community - 6
What is your stage of liver damage? Advocate1955