Today on the Man Up to Cancer Podcast..
Part 2 of our interview with the amazing Jacquie Emory. When we left off last week, Jacquie’s husband Rich, a stage IV colon cancer patient, was undergoing a liver transplant. The surgery was a success, but in some ways, it was just the beginning.
“This is when the hard part begins,” Jacquie says. “This is when the real work starts.”
Liver transplant is still only occasionally used for colorectal cancer patients with metastatic disease, for several reasons. But more patients than ever are exploring this option, and many are qualifying for the procedure. For those who fit the criteria, the transplant can be the best chance of extending life, and possibly a cure.
Click here to listen to Part 1.
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