so what makes you think theres a problem if everythings normal
I am afraid my father has liver malignancy. I want early detection of CA liver instead of late diagnosis and late treatment that usually happen.
If your father "showed no virus" or was delcared undetectable with PCRs 6 months and 1 year after he had completed tx, he is SVR (a sustained viral responder) - done!! Yay!By definition UND at 6 months post tx is SVR, though many Drs (mine included) opt for one more at a year after tx stopped. My Dr. said no more, and I am happy to oblige.
If your father had severe liver damage - Stage 3, Stage 4, they will continue to monitor for HCC every 6 months indefinitely and run labs that include LFTs and some other markers for worsening liver disease too.
If he's indeed SVR, he can put the thought of tx behind him once and for all and embrace life and all it has to offer.
He's lucky to have such a caring daughter in his corner, Pam