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Poorly differenciated Adenocarcenoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I want to discuss teh case of my mother
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   she was recently disgnosed to have a mass lesion on her intestine and there was a surgery to remove the same
User :   HPE analysis says that it is a cancer - poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma
User :   5 out of 11 lymph nodes were also tested to be positive
User :   and apparently it has started to affect the urionary blader, so they took a cuff of teh urinary bladder as part of teh surgery
User :   oncologists says that this is stage 3 of cancer
User :   and that she will need chemo + radio therapy
Doctor :   yes
User :   wanted to check with you on detailks
User :   - is it too late? What are her chances of survival?
Doctor :   Poorly differentiated carcinomas have poor prognosis
Doctor :   They are slowly become resistant to therapy
User :   so does that mean there is no hope?
Doctor :   Let her take the treatment
Doctor :   We had miracles earlier
Doctor :   you may expect the same
Doctor :   She should not know abou it
User :   barring miracle there is no hope, is it?
User :   I was todl that stage 3 means there is some hope. It is better than stage 4
Doctor :   I cannot say that without knowing about the complete details of it
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   If it is stage 3
User :   I'm ready to provide additional details
Doctor :   Ok please scan the reports and send to me
User :   I don't have them ready with me now. Will do that at the earliest
User :   in the meanwhile, could you suggest the best cancer treatment center in hyderabad
Doctor :   Let me check
Doctor :   Please send the reports
User :   will you have his contact number, by any chance?
Doctor :   I would like to know many details
Doctor :   Let me check
User :   I'll do that at the earliest.
Doctor :   I believe she should find some treatment options with modern techniques
Doctor :   Actually it is multiteam approach bhy
Doctor :   Onco Surgeon, Radiation Onco and Medical Onco
Doctor :   They can decide on the best therapy consulting you
Doctor :   at right time
User :   great. thanks again doctor.
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