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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can chemotherapy gets rid of nasal cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes and no: It depends on the stage of cancer. In general chemotherapy can help but it is not always curative especially for advanced or recurrent cancers. Early cancers have much better luck with combined use of radiation, surgery and chemotherapy. Once it has a recurrence then the cancer is rarely curable with the available chemotherapy drugs.

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Does chemotherapy get rid of nasal cancer?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Possibly.: In locally advanced disease, Cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil with radiation therapy is as effective as sugery and radiation therapy. These patients have about a 35% 5 year survival.

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