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Is stage 3 cancer terminal

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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 32 years experience
Prostate CA staging: Stage III means the cancer has spread out of the capsule or into the seminal vesicles, the glands that sit right on top of the prostate. Treatment wo... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Variable prognosis: Stage-3 Ovarian cancer is an advanced stage of disease. It requires extensive surgery followed by chemotherapy. When used together these two treatment... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Depends: As a rule, stage 4 are "advanced" but it varies depending on the cancer. Stage 4 breast cancer vs. Lung cancer vs. Head and neck cancer have somewhat... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Worrisome: Every type of cancer has its own system of staging to tell how far it has gotten. Talk with your physician; a stage 3 rhabdomyosarcoma might be more t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
Surgery 26 years experience
Lymph node disease: Stage 3 rectal cancer describes cancer that has spread to lymph nodes. Stage 3 rectal cancer is treated with surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotehr... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Chemo: Stage iii ovarian cancer is treated with chemotherapy, see your oncologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
This hard question: Ovarian cancer, as well as any other type of cancer, is also graded, apart from staged. The histologic grade of a tumor measures how abnormal or malig... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Stages I - IV.: Stage i ovarian cancer means the cancer is only located in the ovaries. Stage ii is when the cancer has spread to other organs in the pelvis, such as ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Chemotherapy trial: Chemotherapy may be successful even though the prognosis is not so good as for other testicular carcinomas. The man should be treated at a major cance... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Depends: On how low in the rectum the cancer is and what modes of treatment are proposed or undertaken. If it is low it may indeed affect continence and a perm... Read More