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A 30-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what happens if radiation and chemo does not work on throat and neck stage iv cancer?

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Dr. Sabha Ganai
Surgical Oncology 21 years experience
Discuss: Unfortunately, sometimes even the best treatments do not work to treat certain aggressive tumors. There is still hope, including entering clinical trials and aggressive palliative care. Consider seeing a palliative care specialist because they can help optimize symptom control so you can make the best of your time. Get evaluated at a comprehensive cancer center with a multidisciplinary team.
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