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What is cancer patients usually get hospitalized for during their treatment?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: It depends to type of cancer and stage of disease ,then they admitted for chemtherapy

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Is there an effective treatment for a patient having getting diagnosed with cancer at the age of 97?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
What type of cancer?: Regardless of age, cancer treatment varies quite a bit depending on the type & stage of the cancer. Obviously, the treatment needs to be individualized based on risks vs. Benefits & one's ability to tolerate the stress of rx. Therefore, only the most minor interventions would be appropriate for most 97 yr olds.
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Where could I get more information on cancer and treatment?

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Dr. Scott Welker
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Amer. CA Society: That's the american cancer society whose website is www.Cancer.Org. You'll learn a ton!

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