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Chemo vs radiation which is worse

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
A very individual...: ...decision whether to undergo a course of treatment as recommended. I commend you for your personal insight, but would ask that you be completely cer... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
19 years experience
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
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Recovery: Yes children do recover better than adults do
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
CANCER RX: It depends on the kind of cancer if responsive to the therapy, the stage and not the age of the patient.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Very!: Response rates vary quite a bit depending on the type of cancer, it's stage, and it's unique molecular features.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Protocols: Finding exactly what protocols work best for exactly which of the hundreds of different subtypes of leukemia involves medicine's best minds full time.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pathology: It depend to pathology and if positive you need to be treated again,