A 60-year-old male asked:
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internist writes that cancer cells are rapidly growing and that after chemo or radiation therapy these cancer cells return. what do you think?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Doesn't make sense: Please give us some history about your health/diagnosis before we can assess what is wrong and what your question may mean.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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