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Diagnosed with tumour, kindly suggest

My 24 years old nephew was diagnosed with tumor in stomach in July. He was treated with chemotherapy for five session at Royal Marsden hospital in London. Unfortunately this treatment could not stop the growth of the tumor. Doctors in Mumbai performed a succesful surgery and managed to pull out soccor ball size tumors intact. I need to find the details of this tumor, doctors claim it could be desmoplastic . We need to find ways to avoid re occurance of the same, where he should go for the post surgery care. Reports have been sent to Tata cancer hospital for understanding the details of the tumor. Need guidence on the next step to be taken
Asked On : Mon, 8 Mar 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
DESMOPLASTIC TUMOR...It is round cell tumor.....
commonly seen in Abdomeen , rarely seen in STOMACH...,
It is aggresive type of CANCER.., That affects the surrounding..,
Lymph nodes easily...,Metastasis also common...,
Common symptom is OBSTRUCTION....
TREATMENT is Unfavourable...So take care and consult Good ONCOLOGIST..,
For further information...about the,
DSRCT Research Center,Stehlin Foundation in HOUSTON....,USA
Founder was PATRICK SCANTON...Better to contact..Dr.Beth of luck..,
Answered: Mon, 19 Dec 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

oh despomlastic tunor it is a rare tumor and it is bad one too, my wife died of this after diagnosed with it by 3 years only even after best possible treatment in there any possible cure if so please let me also know,

Answered: Thu, 11 Mar 2010
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