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cousin's husband has stage 4 liver cancer from cirrhosis due to alcoholism and hepatitis c. but no metastasis. any hope for him?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stage IVA: This is disease that's spread to be inoperable but no distant metastases. Maybe 10% of these folks are alive five years later. A cure is very unlikely even with science marching onward. Hope may come in the form of being surrounded by folks who love him, having a happy marriage (many of us never experience this), or (I hope) exchanging forgiveness and growing spiritually.
Answered on Jun 4, 2016
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