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Suffering from advance stage of pancreas and liver cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am suffering from CA of Pancreases and liver
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   dR here
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   Im so sorry to hear that
User :   Is this curative?
User :   It is at advanced stage..
Doctor :   it depends on the histology of the cancer, stage of the cancer and the extent of spread
Doctor :   in advanced cases, it is really difficult, as pancreatic cancer is very malignant and aggressive
Doctor :   but a trial of chemo and radiotherapy can be used to reduce the pain
User :   Doc from TATA are silent about Chemo
Doctor :   and palliative surgery can help, prolong the survical to some extent
Doctor :   may i know where you reside ?
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   At..I am on Palliative care. In addition ...i have also lost weight
Doctor :   I do understand
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   27...and why Doc are not in favour of Chemo?
Doctor :   chemo, can cause more side effects and also pancreatic cancer is resistant to chemo
Doctor :   as i said, pancreatic cancer is very aggressive , and grows and metastasises very fast , so chemo does not work effectively in such cases
User : there any Ayurvedik remedy for it?
Doctor :   I am not sure, that ayurveda can cure cancer
User :   Can u suggest any other treatment?
Doctor :   as far as my medical knowledge, ayurveda has not treatment for any types of cancer
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   i am sorry
Doctor :   i am not aware of any such treatment ohter than palliative cate
Doctor :   *care
User :   ok fine Thanks...
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   I ll get rid of this
Doctor :   i am very sorry, and i hope you are able to
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