A 48-year-old member asked:
Stem cell transplant for ovarian cancer--will it prolong survival rate?
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Dr. Addagada Rao answered
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes possible: With out knowing stage and cell type of ovarian cancer , in general high dose chemotherapy with autologous ( patients own ) stem cell transplantation is promising to prolong the life, cure is not near yet, as most of the tumors are drug resistant ( or right drug is not there ) and have residual tumor in the body.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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