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Had cancer surgery. Diagnosed as duodenal adenocarcinoma. Is chemotherapy required?

hi... I am JAYAPRAKASH. my dad has undergone cancer surgery on 29-11-2012. Its been diagnosed as DUODENAL ADNEOCARCINOMA (stage IIB) PT2N1M0. some doctors told its necessary to undergo Chemotherapy and some told not required . I want to know whether he needs to undergo Chemotherapy? i have attached the REPORTS. Please kindly answer me
Asked On : Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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N1 in pathological report means you have lymphnode found possitively after surgery in specimen. it means you are high risk of relapse means if you don't take adjuvant(further ) treatment chances of disease to come back is high,.
for that reason for disease to remain controlled further require chemotherapy(5 FU Based) course.
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