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Suggest treatment for metastatic cancer

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in Cancer
Question: after radiation starting 2 years ago - cancer in base of tongue has returned and matasticzed- is chemo the only option now
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, chemo is the only option now!

Detailed Answer:
HI and thanks so much for this query.

With metastases, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are the only options as surgery is no longer an option or possibility. I will encourage you to follow through with your treatment. Get support from family and feel free to talk to me whenever you feel like you need more help.

I wish you well.
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