A 28-year-old female asked:
Stage 4?stomach cancer. is chemotherapy advisable with 33 kgs weight, age 66, height5.3 please advise
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Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Stomach cancer: Chemotherapy is the mainstay therapy for stage IV stomach cancer. Other option will be only palliative care/hospice if one does not want to get active therapy. Whether one is a good candidate or not for chemo will depend on how good is the overall situation- can the person take care oneself? How much assistant she/he needs for daily activity etc? Discuss further with the oncologist re-tx options.
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