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Astrocytoma and chemotherapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   my friend have astocytoma he is in 4th stage
User :   and
User :   he had his brain surgury
Doctor :   ok
User :   now tumar is removed how many percent chance to
User :   recuurse this again
Doctor :   have you taken a scan after the surgery
User :   yes
Doctor :   what did it show?
User :   there is a small spot but dr says it will remove from medicine and if this will not removed then they will again
User :   preffer
User :   10 raditherpy
Doctor :   he prognosis depends on whether the neoplasm progresses to a higher-grade lesion.
User :   after
User :   operation
User :   we had 25
User :   therapy
Doctor :   ok
User :   so
User :   please tells us
Doctor :   survival rate of patients with anaplastic astrocytoma who undergo both resection and irradiation has been reported to be twice that of patients receiving only operative therapy
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