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Treatment Of Cancer

Depending on the type of cancer, the various treatment options are surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, Stem cell transplant, and hormone therapy. The purpose of cancer treatment is to stop the growth and spread of cancer, to prevent it from recurring, and to alleviate all the symptoms.

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My mother was diagnosed with 2A breast cancer. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is in her late forties and has been diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer. I would like to know an appropriate course of treatment to educate myself to help my mother and also want to know how much it would cost for the same with the best evaluated time for recovery? Kindly h...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The treatment will involve surgery and chemotherapy. In some cases, it might also require radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, and targeted therapy, depending on the ER (estrogen receptor), PR (partial response), and the ne...  Read Full »

My mother has abdominal pain and stage 3 cervical cancer spread.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother's cervical cancer was detected in Pap (Papanicolaou) smear test and biopsy, so the doctor removed her uterus but retained her ovaries. I do not know why she feels tired and has stomach pain three years after the surgery. We took her to the hospital, and the doctor said she ha...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Every doctor does his best to save the patient's life, but cancer is difficult to predict. The oncology team will decide the best treatment plan for her.  Read Full »

My cousin has stomach cancer. How to treat the condition?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin is diagnosed with stomach cancer. He has taken chemotherapy and did not have surgery, rather he is taking ayurvedic medicine for the last six months. He is getting frequent stomach pains. I am attaching his latest PET-CT report. Please check and tell, if he still has cancer ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shivpal Saini

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have seen your PET- CT (positron emission tomography-computed tomography) scan report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) and based on that it is cancer of the distal part of stomach (food storage organ). Biopsy re...  Read Full »

What can be done to treat my grandfather's recurrent well-differentiated form of throat cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to know how serious is my grandfather's cancer. I do not have a lot of details, and I am away from home. He had throat cancer 15 years back. Now from the past two months, he was having breathing problems and extreme weakness, so the doctors did a tracheotomy to help with it. Now...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Squamous cell carcinoma itself has a better prognosis. It also depends upon the stage of cancer. Given the fact that he has a well-differentiated form of squamous cell carcinoma, his prognosis is relatively fair. It would be very helpful if you can provide more informati...  Read Full »

I am suffering from neurofibroma. Can this be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have neurofibroma. It is increasing day by day. I have never undergone any treatment for this. Is this treatable? Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. It depends on what level it has been spread. I need to know full details to solve your query. Thanks. I appreciate your trust in and for giving me the chance t...  Read Full »

One of my relative is suffering from oral cancer. Kindly suggest a treatment option.

Query: Hi doctor, One of my family members have recently been diagnosed with oral cancer. I would like to know how much dangerous it is. The final report of lower lip biopsy showed well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. The patient is having sugar and BP problem. And for that, he is on Glycomet GP-1 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Squamous cell carcinomas of the lip rank as the prevailing malignant tumors within the oral cavity. Typically, their primary treatment involves surgical excision, although alternative approaches like radiotherapy and topical cytostatic creams are also considered, and a c...  Read Full »

Can you please help me understand my mother's biopsy report?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 68 years old. She weighs 154.32 pounds. A painless liaison has developed on the right lateral part of the tongue. I have consulted with an ENT surgeon and he advised for biopsy. The incision biopsy was done and the report is attached. Please clarify the report. If that is can...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect identity) and unfortunately I find it to be a cancerous lesion.It is cancer and the stage can be ascertained after clinical examinationof the local and surrounding areas and after investigations. After evaluat...  Read Full »

Can chemotherapy result in new wounds?

Query: Hi doctor, My father had surgery for cancer and subsequent chemoradiation on the cheeks. After that, he developed a wound on the right cheek, which grew into a big hollow wound. Would you please help us?  Read Full »

Dr. Nadiminty Raghuvamsi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to most common causes for a wound at the operated or treated site is - osteoradionecrosis and recurrent cancer. From your description, it seems like the wound is an effect of chemoradiation, more specifically radiation. We call it osteoradionecrosis, a complication of radi...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for stage 3 angiosarcoma?

Query: Hi doctor, My mum has angiosarcoma in the leg. Amputation would be the only option. But she is not a suitable candidate for surgery. Will radiotherapy help in this condition? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Chaitra. P

Answer: Hi,Welcome to usual treatment for angiosarcoma is the removal of the cancerous tumor by surgery. However, in those patients who are unfit for surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy are alternatives. Radiotherapy involves the use of radiations to dissolve the tumor and chemotherapy in...  Read Full »

Is the treatment for my breast cancer correct?

Query: Hi doctor, My chief complaint is severe lower back pain and pain in upper thighs. My medical history is as follows. Carcinoma of the breast three years back, followed by surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. I am on Tamoxifen for past 3 years, and now I am taking Arimidex. I have been suffering ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I do not have full information regarding the case from your query. What was the stage of the condition at the time of diagnosis? What chemotherapy was used? When did you start Arimidex? The conclusion I can make from the information which you have given is t...  Read Full »

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