Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Varies by tumor: Dose and intent make this vary from a single day (gamma knife or bone mets) to some prostate cancer treatments (8.5 weeks). In curative cases, 1.8 to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Additionally.: Ewings is a disease that is sometimes relentless but is also sometimes cured in the face of being stage iv. Local control can in some cases give t... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
It is about latency: The cells that make a meningioma happen can really take years and years to decide to intiiate a reaction and form a meningioma. In theory, it could be... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Complex answer: It is not likely some sort of "radiatio sickness." he may have a paraneoplastic syndrome as noted. He may have disease elsewhere (brain) and be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Imaging, exams, f/u.: One is always nervous about this but it would be relatively unusual to have it come back this late - although not impossible. As noted, u/s imaging, p... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
My view...protons...: In a similar case, i chose to use proton therapy. Why it is useful is that it can treat the axilla and chest wall, as well as the internal mammary nod... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Fever on agents: This is the classic flu versus bacterial infection or other virus. Colds usually don't give a 103.0, but a flu sure can at it is in full swing here in... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
In theory anywhere: In theory, it could happen anywhere in the brain, but most juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas are in the supratentorial brain (outside of the posterior f... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Stage IV treatment.: The treatment of a spine metastasis is variable based upon the big picture. Sometimes chemotherapy makes sense. Sometimes radiotherapeutic agents or e... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Locally controlled: Radiation is used for local control. If wide negative margins were achieved with the amputation, there is no need to do more local therapy: local tiss... Read More
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