Hull dad in ‘world first’ liver operation

Ivan Dagg is a medical phenomenon. In a world first, Leeds surgeons have been able to operate on his liver after it grew a new vein. Catherine Scott reports.
When Ivan Dagg was told by doctors that his cancer of the bowel had spread to his liver his future looked uncertain.
He was given only a six per cent chance of surviving five years with chemotherapy treatment and a 50 per cent chance at best if he had liver surgery.
Today, five years after he was first diagnosed, Ivan, 53, an engineer from Hull, is celebrating the start of a new year with his family cancer-free.
It’s a year he thought... read more

 
18 January 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 5
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