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Cancer detected again after surgery and radiation. Best treatment?

my father have cancer lower alov. detect 1 year ago after detection doctor saying for surgery and we done surgery 21 aug. 2011 and take after 1.5 month radiation 60gy but after 11 month doctor detect again cancer in opposite side of mandible what ,s the best treatment for this , that is showing in only biopsy not in ct scan ?
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
dear amith

the treatment varies depending upon the cell study report of the biopsy. Usually recurrent disease of the same type is managed by chemotherapy plus radiation if the margins are operable then tumour may be surgically removed but if not then chemotherapy and radiation are only hope
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Arif Khan S's  Response
We have seen lot of recurrence in mandibular cancer , best managed with adjuvant chemotherapy post RAdiation .
Consult a good oncologist .
Answered: Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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