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Suggest alternative treatment for bile duct cancer

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Posted on Wed, 27 May 2015
Question: I have bile duct cancer mass at 1.7 cm and I am getting Chemotherapy treatments that the doctor said I will have to take for the rest of my life is there a alternative treatment that I can take to cure my cancer .
I am 77 years old and 5.9 tall and 161 Lbs XXXXXXX Mammano
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Answered by Dr. Monish De (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Radiotherapy

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Alternative tratment other than chemotherapy in bile ducy cancer is Radiotherapy

The therapy slows the spread of the cancer, prolong life and if detected early can cure it.

External beam radiotherapy where a machine s used to target radioactive beams at your bile ductare used to treat bile duct cancer:

Radiotherapy works by damaging the bile duct cancerous cells.

Discuss it with your treating physician.

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DR DE
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Brief Answer: Radiotherapy Detailed Answer: Hi Alternative tratment other than chemotherapy in bile ducy cancer is Radiotherapy The therapy slows the spread of the cancer, prolong life and if detected early can cure it. External beam radiotherapy where a machine s used to target radioactive beams at your bile ductare used to treat bile duct cancer: Radiotherapy works by damaging the bile duct cancerous cells. Discuss it with your treating physician. Regards DR DE