Liver Cancer Archives - British Liver Trust

Alan’s story: “Unfortunately, I was rejected for a liver transplant. That was really disappointing, but I understand why”

Alan

Alan from South Wales was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in 2020. He says: “I’m coming up …

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Siobhan’s story: “Despite my condition, I’m able to lead a normal life.”

Siobhan

Siobhan has a rare form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar cancer. Even though it is very rare, …

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Billy and Gill’s story: “Don’t wait until you’re not coping to ask for help.”

Billy was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2018 and had a liver transplant. In this video, Billy …

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Alex’s story: “Stay positive – worrying has never solved anything.”

Alex shares his liver cancer and transplant story.  Get support from transplant support groups. I was 66 …

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Jackie’s story: “It was a shock to hear the words out loud.”

Jackie

Jackie was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2021. She and her daughter Florence share their experiences of …

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David’s story: “I bring my own records with me to every appointment”

David

David was diagnosed with liver cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has had TACE therapy and SBRT …

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Monica’s story: “No two people have the same liver cancer journey”

Monica and family

Monica was diagnosed with liver cancer on her 61st birthday and had a liver transplant. Thank you …

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Caroline’s story: “I’ve learnt not to worry about the little things.”

Caroline running

Caroline was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2017. Now she’s running the London Marathon 2021. Thank you …

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Ed’s story: “He had a brilliant sense of humour”

Ed

Two months after he was diagnosed with liver cancer, Ed (pictured) passed away in July 2020. His …

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Martyn’s story: “Without SIRT, I wouldn’t be here today”

Martyn

Martyn was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2014 and was treated with selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT). …

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What is a CCG or ICS?

CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) were established as part of the Health and Social Care Act in 2012. They are groups of general practices, which come together in each area to commission the best services for their patients and population.

ICS (Integrated Care Systems) are new partnerships between the organisations that meet health and care needs across an area, to coordinate services and to plan in a way that improves population health and reduces inequalities between different groups. ICS will replace Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) by April 2022 and cover a wider geographic area than CCGs.

Devolved nations – health is primarily a devolved matter across the four nations which make up the UK. Among these variations are differing regional structures, Scotland and Wales have Health Boards, England have CCGs (currently being superseded by Integrated Care Systems) and Northern Ireland has Health and Social Care Trusts.

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