Quote:I have wrote about her several times on here, but here it goes again.....She has been to see 2 different Oncologist, A liver transplant doctor, and infectious disease doctor plus numerous others. She has been in four different hospitals, plus the two weeks she was home she has had visiting nurses come. She was looked at by UPMC's Hillman Cancer center, who Works with the Cancer Center of America. So she has seen different doctors and been to different hospitals. It all started as an "infectious abscess" in her liver back in January. She seen 3 Infectious disease doctors, 2 liver surgeons two emergency trips to different hospital to finally send her to a liver transplant doctor who was going to have 1/2 of her liver removed in Aug. He opened her up to find that it was cancer and not an abscess and put a stent in the ducts, but did not do anything. She has liver/bile duct cancer which is very aggressive and doesn't respond well to treatment the only thing that can help is surgery, which was out of the question because lesions were seen all across the liver so there was no good part to leave. She came home for a few days then the stent became infected, came home for a few days then had a blood clot in her leg and lung. Came home for a few days and we made an appt for her at UPMC, they said they had a procedure that they could disconnect the blood supply from the liver and run heated chemo through it and add a pump in the abdomen to drip chemo through the body. People have been known to live 5 yrs longer. She went tuesday for the surgery, but when they cut her open the doctor said she has a thousand tiny lesions all throughout her abdominal wall so it would not do anything to target the liver, so nothing was done. We have had second and third opinions and have been pushed from doctor to doctor, with one actually leaving to move his practice to Florida and did not tell us. Hillman is ranked 3rd best cancer center in the Us and they work right along with the Second best. People come from all over to be treated here. The Doctor himself is calling the other two places to make sure there are no clinical trials that she can get into. We have done everything, but we are always just a day late and a dollar short due to misdiagnosis in the beginning.