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93 year old, diagnosed with nose cancer. Is doing a surgery required at this age?

I am almost 93 years old and have been diagnosed with cancer on my nose. A biopsy has been taken and surgery planned. I wonder, as it is not bothering me, if it is worth it at my age to have the surgery done. The cancer has been there-a small spot on the right side, for a long time but did start to change shape. Why my doctors never mentioned it don't know. Alora Knight
Asked On : Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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Hello. I wouldn't recommend surgery, instead try cobaltotherapy ( a radiation of the cancer spot), which will have almost the same effects as the surgery. Take care!
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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