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Chemotherapy for a cancer patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, my frnd is having a cancer in heart, his cancer was terminated last year by a operation. but it has re grown, his cancer infection is spread to his bones and nerves and liver and liungs. chemo is suggested, what u can say on this, plz advice
Doctor :   he is in the final stage of cancer, chemotherapy has to be continued
User :   docs say its not curable but can b controlled for sometime by chemo
User :   how long can he live
Doctor :   Yes, it is true
User :   any time limits for him
Doctor :   there is no time limit
User :   is there any chances to cure it
Doctor :   it has to be continued and depending on response
Doctor :   as i said you we cannot predict the time
User :   what would u prescribe..?
Doctor :   Chemo will only prolongs
User :   cant the infection be reduced or eliminated by some other therapy
Doctor :   it sepends on the stage of cancer which will be decided by treated doctor
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