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Chemo worse than cancer

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Chemotherapy does not make sarcoma worse. However, some kinds of sarcomas are quite resistant to many chemotherapies. Other types like ewing's sarco ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Chemotherapy does: Not make the cancer worse, but sarcomas are very hard to cure even with chemo and the cancer progresses despite chemo and people die.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilya Iofin
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. : Sarcomas of bone (osteosarcoma, ewing's etc..) are almost incurable without chemotherapy and have a very good chance of cure with chemotherapy. It is ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow : Up with the urologist to discuss the next step bases upon cystoscopy
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Berry
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Perhaps: Reflux symptoms can be worsened by anything that suppresses the immune system. Evaluating a patient for problems with reflux and the effectiveness ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes & yes: Some side effects like neuropathy, fatigue or blood count issues can be cumulative with subsequent cycles. Some have a perceptual component and patie ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Call your doctor: It could be that your UTI is due to some bacteria resistant to macrobid. But your symptoms of fever and feeling worse may be due to something else. Yo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Likely: It certainly sounds bad, i'm sorry to say. Have your local hospital's social workers help your doctors find a way to pay for your care. You should c ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably : I would have expected the cancer doctor to inform her of the risks and side effects.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There are at least 1000 different types and most can be early or advanced. The question of which ones are best cmgiven chemotherapeutic occupies the m ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Luchtman-jones
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Get Help!: I'm sorry you and your child have to face cancer treatment, and i hope for a cure. Is your child being treated at a children's cancer center? Usually ... Read More
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