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Suggest treatment for granulosa cell tumor

dear sir , my name is Viviane .. I m 25 years old . I m a doctor (recently graduated) .. my aunt had a granulosa cell tumor 5 years ago and she had TAH & BSO and took radiotherapy .. it recurred again a year ago when she had it removed again .. then this time about 4 months ago she complained of sever abdominal pain after meals when she did an ultrasound she found a large mass which now is compressing on the right ureter causing back pressure on the kidney .. she consulted several doctors ( gynecologists and oncologists ) they all recommend surgery but some recommend pre and post operative chemotherapy while the others said it s ineffective ..she is now very confused ..in fact , she dosn t want chemotherapy .. so if you please give us any advice , we would be very thankful ...
Sun, 9 Dec 2018
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Hello,

Sorry about your aunt health condition, if it is tumor compression then it is better to get removed by surgery.

Then you may follow up with chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Please consult your oncologist he will examine and treat you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu,
Internal Medicine Specialist
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