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Hello from JustAnswer.
Do you know the extent of the cancer?
Do you have the blood tests of liver and kidney function?
I had asked for some further information and have not heard back.
From your description of the clinical situation, it sounds like your father is in the end-stage of liver dysfunction due to cirrhosis and has also developed hepatorenal syndrome, although the blood work would help to confirm this. In someone with end-stage liver and kidney dysfunction from cirrhosis and hepatorenal syndrome, it is common to not treat liver cancer aggressively.
Certainly, seeking a second opinion at the Medical Center in Houston would be a reasonable step.
If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.