Can chemotherapy gets rid of nasal cancer?

Yes and no. It depends on the stage of cancer. In general chemotherapy can help but it is not always curative especially for advanced or recurrent cancers. Early cancers have much better luck with combined use of radiation, surgery and chemotherapy. Once it has a recurrence then the cancer is rarely curable with the available chemotherapy drugs.

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Does chemotherapy get rid of nasal cancer?

Possibly. In locally advanced disease, Cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil with radiation therapy is as effective as sugery and radiation therapy. These patients have about a 35% 5 year survival. Read more...
Nasal cancer. Chemotherapy alone won't get rid of nasal cancer.Usually nasal/sinus cancer is treated with a combination of surgery, and radiation plus or minus chemotherapy. Read more...

My father have nasal cancer and lymphoma. He was electrotherapy and chemotherapy. Then he have cough …have 4months. ..I think doctor can help my father?

Follow up with doc. I am not quite clear about the cancer that your father suffered for. So, he had 2 different primary cancer- or the lymphoma actually was located in the nasopharyngeal area? If he has cough for 4 months- considering his previous cancer- you should bring your dad to see his doctor /oncologist to get more evaluation. Many things can cause chronic cough from infection, to malignancy. Go to see md. Read more...
Please see doctor. Not sure if you mean your dad had radiation therapy and chemotherapy and now he has a cough for 4 months - if yes, please have him be seen by his doctor. Read more...

What is the treatment for nasal cancer?

Surgery,XRad,Chemo. The three consistent modalities of treatment for these tumors are surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. These can be given alone or in combination. Surgery and chemotherapy, like Cisplatin or 5-fluorouracil or surgery and radiation are given for locally advanced disease, while local disease gets surgery and radiation. Advanced/metastatic disease is treated by palliative chemo. Like paclitaxel. Read more...

Need expert help here. What are symptoms of nasal cancer?

Sinus problems. Early nasal cancer symptoms are the same as sinus symptoms, and can include stuffiness, nose bleeds, headaches and facial pain. The symptoms can then progress to include facial numbness, eye pain or swelling, or a sore or lump in the nose that doesn't heal. The good news is that nasal cancer is uncommon, and sinus problems are much more likely! Read more...

How to tell if what I have is nasal cancer or an infection?

See Dr. A good physical exam will determine if you have an infection, or some suspicious condition that would warrant biopsy, utlimately proving if there was any cancer. Read more...

Is this nasal cancer if I have constant running nose?

Probably not. Much more likely due to allergies (e.g. Dust mites, pollen, dander, etc); may be due to polyp (usually inflammatory, due to chronic allergies), can be due to infection (sinus). See your doc. Read more...

Does nose bleeding mean that I have to worry about nasal cancer?

Most likely Not. Trauma, dry nose, nasal irritation are the most common causes at your age group. See your primary care physician or and ear nose and throat specialist. Read more...

I am extremely congested. How to tell if it's nasal cancer or nasal cavity?

See doctor. Chronic nasal congestion needs to be evaluated by an ENT doctor. The problem is more likely due to allergy, infection or nasal polyp. Nasal cancer would be low on the list of causes. Do get checked out. No need to suffer. Read more...