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    Bowel Cancer and Liver Metastasis

    My mother has Dukes D bowel cancer that has inoperable metastasis to the liver. She has completed numerous rounds of chemotherapy over 22 months plus a bowel resection when the metastasis to the liver doubled. She recently had SIRT spheres and has been in constant pain since. It has been just over 6 weeks since the procedure. Has anyone had experience with this treatment and the side effects? We have had another scan which has shown an enlarged lymph node on the bowel and minimal change in the liver metastasis.
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  • Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

    Thank you for your enquiry. 

    Due to the detailed nature of your questions they are quite difficult to answer in an online forum. 

    If you'd like to send your questions through to Bowel Cancer Australia's Bowel Care Advisory Services team, one of our friendly Bowel Care Nurses would be very happy to get in contact with you to provide an individual response and advice. 

    You can send your questions to us using the web form available at http://www.bowelcanceraustralia.org/nurse 


    We look forward to receiving your questions and to offering you some tailored advice. 

    Kind Regards, 
    The team at Bowel Cancer Australia 
    www.bowelcanceraustralia.org 


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    If you believe your symptoms are consistent with those of bowel cancer or a digestive illness, please consult your doctor. 

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