Patient Support Groups are a valuable resource for patients and their caregivers to help understand metastatic liver cancer and navigate their journey. Listed below are some of the patient advocacy organizations that provide encouragement, tools, and resources for patients and their families. The information presented on the web is not intended as a substitute for medical care.
Please see the Patient Guide for more information.
Please talk with your healthcare provider about any information you get from these sites.
Past Patient Education Events
Webinar - "When CRC Spreads to the Liver"
Hosted By: Fight Colorectal Cancer
Date: Tuesday, May 26th 2015
Venue: Webinar (Online)
A common site for advanced colorectal cancer to spread is the liver. In this webinar, Dr. Marwan Fakih discusses why that happens and some treatment options available for patients facing liver metastases.
Webinar - "Using Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to Treat Colorectal Cancers Metastasized to the Liver"
Hosted By: Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation
Date: March 17th, 2015
Venue: Virtual Roundtable (Online)
Sarah Cannon Radiation Oncology Physician-in-Chief Andrew Kennedy, MD, discusses metastatic colorectal cancer and answers participants’ questions during a live Chris4Life Virtual Roundtable. Dr. Kennedy is joined by a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor who has undergone the Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) procedure using SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres and shares her story.
- What are SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres
- Who is eligible
- Effectiveness of treatment
- Next steps for potential patients
Click HERE to watch recording
Patient Organizations/Support Groups:
YES! Beat Liver Tumors
American Liver Foundation
CanLiv: The Hepatobiliary Cancers Foundation
Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer Foundation
Support Colon Cancer
The Colon Club
The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
Society of Interventional Radiology
WCIO Online Resource