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Chemotherapy After Colorectal Surgery For Cancer Of The Cecum
Chemo after surgery for bladder cancer? Should I have chemotherapy after having my bladder removed because of bladder cancer? Why would this help, since i don’t have a bladder anymore?
Factor dependent: There are many factors that help to determine if it is safe and, or needed. Age, other medical problems, stage of tumor and other pathologic features of your tumor determine the risk of microscopic cells remaining and therefore your potential benefit of chemotherapy aimed at cleaning up microscopic cells in the blood stream and bladder bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colon and rectal surgery does not have a particular definition. In fact, it is a medical specialty that deals with problems in the colon, rectum, and anus. A sampling of diseases that fall in this realm are colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's), rectal prolapse, hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, and more). Not all ...Read more
Suffering with mouth cancer under stage 4b. Doctors suggest chemotherapy after which decision can b taken regarding surgery.
Best doctors!: I'm sorry to hear about your cancer. Even if you had the best doctors answering questions on this website, they would need to see you personally along with all your test results in order to try to advise you. If i were in your position, i would seek the best head and neck surgeon and oncologist, either in or out of your country for consultation.Perhaps get a few opinions. Then follow their advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oral cancer after surgery and radiation, recurrence after one year. Now started chemotherapy & doctor says not to worry. Will it fully cure or not?
12 weeks: Studies have shown that benefit from chemotherapy doesn't begin to drop off as long as it is started within 12 weeks of surgery. I take the type of cancer into consideration, though. For more aggressive breast cancers, i like to start chemo within 4-6 weeks. For the slower growing er+ cancers, within 12 weeks is fine and supported by data. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had testicular cancer in 2007 and after chemotherapy and surgery treatment my one testes ball is removed. I can't produce sperm now.Can i be a father?
My mom have throat cancer ,, she have a surgery this week to take the throat off but the dc didn't mention any chemotherapy or radiotherapy after the?
Throat CA: Generally speaking, the first step is to remove the tumor and to do the pathology and look at all the information before deciding on chemo/radiation. I wish her a speedy recovery. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the type of cancer, the stage of the cancers and whether surgery can be done or not. Sometimes, chemotherapy is given upfront prior to surgery to reduce the size of the cancer so that surgery can be done. Some other time, surgery is the only thing you need to cure the disease or chemo will be given after surgery. Discuss with your medical and surgical oncologist on this matter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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