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Has oral cancer. On morphine drip. What can help?

Hi Dr. Dorian, my brother is 42 yrs old and has oral cancer. He had done his surgery to remove 1.5inch of his jaw. However is still hospitalize now and last week hee had another surgery to paste the leakage. Overall he is hospitalize 3 weeks now and he is getting weaker. The latest update i heard today was he was on morphine drip. How is his condition status if he is put with such drip? Is he getting better or the situation is getting bad? Tq
Daphne leong
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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stage of the cancer is not mentioned. There must be recurrence of disease, as they had done second surgery. he may require chemotherapy. detailed report is required to decide of type of chemotherapy.
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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