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Re: scared

Hi Linzs,

I was diagnosed with secondary in liver in April, too. Had 6 cycles of FEC and now just "scar tissues" left. Now will do further investigation to see if more things need to be done.

At the time, my onc mentioned RFA - Radio Frequency Ablation - a special op on liver. Don't know whether you heard of it before. That's probably the option for me.

I'm HER2 neg, so herceptin won't work for you. I'm ER+ and PR+, so starting hormonal treatment (Zoladex and Arimidex next Wed).

There's a few other ladies on here with liver secondaries and have been on herceptin for some time, hope they come along and give you more assurance.

Take care xx


Re: scared

Dear Linzs,

You will find a lot of support on here from other forum members I am sure.

Please don't hesitate to also contact our Helpline for a "listening ear", information and support. They are open on weekdays from 9.00am- 5.00pm and on Saturdays from 9.00am- 2.00pm. The number is 0808 800 6000.

Take care

Very best wishes

BCC facilitator


Re: scared

Hi linzs

There is a whole thread called "Anyone else with liver secondaries". If you check under Recent posts and go back a couple pages you will find it - I'm sure one of the lovely ladies that posts there will have some useful experience to share with you.

finty x

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Hi everyone im lindsay i am 35 with 3children was diagnosed with secondary in liver 3cm tumour in april had 6 cycles of tax and herceptin it has now 1.2 cm by 1.3 only treatment now will be herceptin is that enough to stop it from speading or can it shrink it oncs are not worried but i am terrified thanks in advance