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can you have chemo or radiation if you have systemic difussed schlera derma

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Very!: Response rates vary quite a bit depending on the type of cancer, it's stage, and it's unique molecular features.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Often: Most cancers are radiosensitive enough that local therapy will slow them down ("spot welding" for bone pain, for example.) some cancers are exquisite ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is temporary: Loss of appetite is common following chemotherapy, and to some degree after radiation therapy. This does not last more than 2 to 3 weeks after each cy ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: One person in the family needs to be the designated communicator and go with your brother to the oncology appointment to disccuss this. Each patient ... Read More
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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Prognosis: The glioblastoma is very bad rare brain tumor. The aggressive surgery, meaning 92%to 98% taken out, plus radiation plus telozolomide can have 2 year ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Adjuvant chemo: First of all, we need to make sure that the wound from mastectomy are healing well before we start chemotherapy. So it is roughly as early as 4 weeks ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I think it: may be time for you to have a complete endocrine evaluation (Pituitary /Ovarian function) in order to plan for possible FERTILITY issues! Hope this ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it will recover: Appetite can be impaired temporarily. But he must force feed himself so that he does not lose weight. After the chemo is completed, appetite will reco ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
18 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: In general, younger patients recover better than older patients. However, long term side effects can be more extensive in children as many processes a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Recovery: Yes children do recover better than adults do
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: I trained under Hector Battifora, perhaps the best surgical pathologist of his era, and even he would never sign out a cancer without a second patholo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
4ever means?: If you mean treated successfully with a long term remission or cure, it can happen, depending on the situation. If you mean treating the cancer all th ... Read More

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