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Dr. Christopher Oxner

Surgical Oncology
Portsmouth, VA
18 years experience male

Locations

Office

Portsmouth, VA

Address

620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA
Directions

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Specialties
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Surgical Oncology

General Practice

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
Depends on Pathology: When you say grade one, i assume you mean stage 1, which is good. Stage 1 has a very high chance of being cured with surgery alone but the chance of spread to the liver is not zero. So your multidisciplinary team should evaluate your pathology and the appearance of the liver lesion to determine its clinical significance and if additional therapy is necessary. If grade 1, more info is needed.
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
Not really: While theoretically you could say yes, the data we have on getting treatment in that short of an interval has no effect on survival or tumor spread. Your outcome should be the same as if all your treatment began today. In addition, your tumor has already moved to the lymph nodes so it has already spread beyond the breast.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
Recommended: Your medical oncologist will be able to counsel you better but determining the kras status could be useful in the future. It might not be necessary, but in the event of resistant disease that requires 2nd and/ or 3rd line treatment, it might help your oncologist make a decision to the appropriate next step. And it may be used for academic or research purposes.

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Oxner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oxner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you much for your time.
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thank you very much . what is suitable chemotherapy for such case ?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL
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