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Treatment for adenocarcinoma of cervix - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   hi xxxx, good morning
User :   Good Morning..
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   My Mother is suffering from Cancer...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there any treatment which can be cured for that Cancer..
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   which cancer could u specify
User :   I dont know the type of Cancer but it is appeared in between Vagina & Anus..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have test reports?
User :   We have noticed the cancer within 1 week back
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details of your mother -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Yes, I am having the reports
User :   Age: 52
Doctor :   could u type in the report
User :   I have to give the Impression of MRI
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   could u type in the impression or report please
User :   3.2 x 1.6 cms lesion in lower 1/2 of posterior vaginal wall with extension into recto/ano vaginal septum, 1.4 cms sized anovaginal fistula, 12x10 mm right inguinal lymph node ---biopsy proven well differentiated adenocarcinoma... This is the impression given in MRI Report
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about adenocarcinoma
User :   I know that adenocarcinoma means cancer.. that is a tumuor.. I want is there is any treatment for curing this disease
Doctor :   it depends on the stage and grade of the cancer
Doctor :   its local spread
Doctor :   if it localised
Doctor :   prognosis is good
User :   I want to know in which stage the cancer lies.. & I want how much time is there to live...
User :   Can I know the meaning of Prognosis...
Doctor :   Prognosis refers to the possible outcomes of a disease
Doctor :   Surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy are the most common treatments
User :   But when I have approached to a doctor first he has to give Cholostromy operation. Then only there will be a posibility to give prognosis..
Doctor :   is this adenomacarcinoma of cervix ur referring
Doctor :   that is surgery as well
Doctor :   only after seeing the biopsy
Doctor :   there are five stages
Doctor :   r u there
User :   That means I have to give the report for Biopsy...
Doctor :   is this adenomacarcinoma of cervix ur referring
User :   Cervix means...
Doctor :   cervix is the lower end of the uterus
User :   Yes...
Doctor :   then ur mother cancer is in stage 4
Doctor :   i need to clinical examination
User :   Then how much time we can expect the life span
Doctor :   diffcult to say
Doctor :   depends on the general condition
Doctor :   5 year survival rate is 20-30%
User :   Is there any alternative treatment without going for Cholostromy..
Doctor :   u need to get the surgery
User :   which surgery....
Doctor :   for stage 4
Doctor :   radiation therapy and chemotherapy or by the surgical removal of the uterus, the vagina and the bladder and/or rectum (pelvic exenteration).
User :   What type of Treatment can we give for Stage 4...
Doctor :   might be needed
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   Where these treatments can be given...
Doctor :   u need to consult oncolgist
Doctor :   they will advise how to go by
Doctor :   further
Doctor :   ok
User :   another doubt In stage 5 what will be the scenario..
User :   of my mother..
Doctor :   stage 4b
Doctor :   distant speard
Doctor :   spread
Doctor :   Radiation may be used to relieve the symptoms of pelvic disease or isolated distant metastases.
Doctor :   everal chemotherapy drugs are useful for treating cervical cancer, but they are rarely curative
Doctor :   it is only pallative treatment
Doctor :   at this stage
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
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Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
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