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Throat cancer, lumps in throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi...i am suhema from father has throat cancer which caused due to the growing lumps inside the neck..he is above 50 and has 10 childrens...i am his third daughter,,can u help me telling the exact disease and whether it is curable or not,.please help me                                                                                                                             
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr ... here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   yes doctor
User :   ru a oncologist..cancer specialist
Doctor :   No i am a General Physician and will try to help you to my expertise.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since how long is he having the lumps?
Doctor :   When was the throat cancer diagnosed?
User :   2 weeks back
Doctor :   How many lumps are there?
User :   and he had lumps since two months
Doctor :   Is he having any other problems like raised sugar, BP or cholesterol?
User :   three to four i guess or might be more
User :   he has BP and sugar
Doctor :   Is he on medications or that?
Doctor :   *for
Doctor :   Is he a smoker or tobacco chewer?
User :   yes...three weeks back he has been operated and removed one lumps
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no,,he dont take tobacco and cigarette
Doctor :   Surgery as a treatment is sometimes used in cases of throat cancer. In such cases an attempt is made to remove the cancerous cells.
User :   which doctor tested and he says he has cancer
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   is he undergoing any other form of treatment like radiation therapy?
User :   actually i stay with my husband in dubai and they are in india
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but doctor says he has tumour
User :   wht does it mean atcually
User :   tumour around the neck
Doctor :   The treatment depends on the amount of spread of the disease.
Doctor :   Tumour is a cancerous growth and invloves the nearby cells
Doctor :   The treatment depends on the area involved and the spread of the disease.
Doctor :   The early stage has a high rate of cure
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