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Chemo vs radiation which is worse
A 68-year-old male asked:
I feel the rigor of chemo/radiation will be too much because of copd, hiv not worth feeling worse than already do.
Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 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
1.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Baueranswered
20 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
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Recovery: Yes children do recover better than adults do
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Nela Corderoanswered
Pediatrics 56 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.
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 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
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosenanswered
General Surgery 36 years experience
Very!: Response rates vary quite a bit depending on the type of cancer, it's stage, and it's unique molecular features.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old female asked:
My 39 yr old brother just had a 3x3x6cm tumor removed, just diag w/ glioblastoma, with chemo/radiation how long will he be with us?
Dr. Hashmat Rajputanswered
Internal Medicine 41 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
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
When does chemo being after mastectomy? i am having a double mastectomy and i am wondering how long it usually take before chemo radiation begins?
Dr. Liawaty Hoanswered
Hematology and Oncology 25 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
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacionanswered
Medical Oncology 37 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
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
What type of chemo/radiation can increase chanses of leukemia? is hodgkins treatment higher n what set of drugs? had noduler sclerosis type 2a
Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 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.
1.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
Chemo/radiation in neck 11yrs ago for hodgkins lymphoma now hard to swallow w/pain..has worsen. doc did endoscopy n took out a lump odds of being bad?
Dr. Hushang Haghighatanswered
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pathology: It depend to pathology and if positive you need to be treated again,
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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