The cancer treatment that uses drugs that prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing is called chemotherapy. It used before surgery or radiation therapy to shrink the tumor or after surgery to kill cancer cells left behind. The side effects of chemotherapy include nausea, vomiting, hair loss, fatigue, infertility, loss of appetite, etc.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am attaching the discharge summary and histopathological reports of my sister-in-law, diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She had abdomen pain, a CT scan was done, and her tumor marker was high. There is no previous history of cancer. We got the final histopathological reports and IHC report.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ongoing through the report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), the probable diagnosis is Stage III cancer (involving left parametrium, left adnexa, and left pelvic lymph nodes). For women requiring first-line chemotherapy for EOC (epithelial ovaria... Read Full »