Like many newborns, Carter was born slightly jaundice. A few weeks after leaving the hospital, Carter began to develop bilateral inguinal hernias – something that would soon be a blessing in disguise.
I was diagnosed with stage IV intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma at the age of 46 and given six months to live. I didn’t feel sick, so how could I be dying?
Carter had jaundice since birth, but not the kind that goes away with time. His doctors confirmed that he had liver disease when he was 7 weeks old.
I was diagnosed with Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer). This type of cancer usually affects people that have Hepatitis C or Cirrhosis from alcoholism, none of which I have.
Have you ever participated in a Liver Life Walk? If so you may have found yourself walking alongside Art Clark who has been on an 8-year journey as a liver transplant patient/survivor.
Gretta is thankful for her diabetes. Because of her condition, doctors were able to diagnose her liver cancer at a very early stage.
Greg was scheduled for surgery. However, a CT scan indicated liver cancer, cirrhosis, and a blood clot on his portal vein that was immediately life threatening.