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Treatment options for liver cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   My father has been diagnosed with cholengiocarcinoma, please guide me about the treatment options
Doctor :   Provide his age
User :   66 years old
Doctor :   Cholangiocarcinoma is treated by chemotherapy
User :   What are the drugs used
Doctor :   Also surgical removal of the carcinoma is another option
User :   he has got metastases to liver as well as right lung(?)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then chemotherapy or radiotherapy is an option
User :   He is presenting with symptoms of itching, pleural effusion, mild ascitis and other cancer symptoms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since it is already spread to other organs
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