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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Cervical and Ovarian Cancer
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Just checkin if it actually works...
User :   This is kinda new you see...
User :   Am i talking to a real doctor?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Hello Dr...
Doctor :   You can speak here about any medical queries
User :   My mom recently was tested positive for cancer
User :   We got her checked in BIO
User :   It was related to her Utrus
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the cancer detected
User :   We got her Utrus removed a week ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   The Dr says she's fine now however we'll have to continue 2 more sittings of Chemotheraphy...
Doctor :   ok
User :   She's already gone through 3 Chemo & probablly some 10 to 12 times of Radiation
Doctor :   ok
User :   I'm sure by now you would have had an idea about what's happened?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   but what is the specific cancer
User :   Wanna know from your end if you have any questions for me for your understanding
Doctor :   Do you mean Cervical cancer or Endometrial
Doctor :   cancer
User :   Cervical cancer
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the stage that was detected
Doctor :   What is the age of your mother?
User :   I says late 2nd stage or early 3rd stage
User :   44 years old
User :   It is 3rd stage...
User :   ?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   So...?
User :   Is this life threatning?
Doctor :   So what is your question now?
User :   Is this life threatning?
User :   IS it curable?
Doctor :   When the BSO and the Hysterectomy are done
Doctor :   I feel that the all the affected organs are removed
Doctor :   properly
User :   The doctor said he's removed the main affected area which is her utrus
User :   hoverer he said it's kinda spread on one side for which he'll do the hemo a couple of more times...
User :   I ment Cemotheraphy a couple of more times...
User :   Is it life threatning?
User :   You there Dr?
Doctor :   The doctor does the
Doctor :   physical examination
Doctor :   and determine the prognosis
User :   I didn't get that...
Doctor :   I can tell you the prognosis of the disease if not treated yet
User :   Yes
Doctor :   but as your mother is treated i cannot say exactly
User :   Ok
Doctor :   what could be the future
Doctor :   but as the BSO and hysterectomt
Doctor :   are already done
Doctor :   there would not be any life threatening
Doctor :   situation
Doctor :   per se
User :   What is BSO and hysterectomt?
Doctor :   but the chemotherapy has some effects
Doctor :   BSO is bilateral salpingo oopherectonmy
Doctor :   removal of ovaries
Doctor :   heysterectomy is removal of Uterus
Doctor :   which is normally done in all cases of stage 2 to 4 cervical cancers
User :   Ok
Doctor :   So presently she should have soem side effects
User :   So what is her future?
Doctor :   of Chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Doctor :   Seems to be the same as others if the spread is contained by chemo
Doctor :   and radio
User :   All i'm worried about is if she's gonna have a normal life like how she used to?
User :   i'm aware about the side effests of Chemo & Radiation...
Doctor :   It should
User :   She'll be fine?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but i think the better person
Doctor :   is the doctor
User :   Thanks so much Doc...
Doctor :   she is treateed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   One minute
User :   Yes!
Doctor :   Please answer it
User :   I did Dr...
Doctor :   Please pass on the message to your friends about the portal
User :   ;)
Doctor :   Thanks
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