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What is the treatment for stage 4 bowel cancer ?

Hi my sister is 28 & just diagnosed w stage 4 bowel cancer which has already speed to all her liver and lung. She is so strong surely their is alternative therapies that can help her and allow her to live longer than a few years. She was told she will be using a stoma for the rest of her life, why can t they do something to correct this? Cld she have a liver transplant and remove the affected lung? They got rid of a large tumor in her bowel please help we r all devastated thanks Mish
Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome to health care magic
I am sorry ,she got such an illness in very advanced stage ,at such a younger age .But treatment has its limitation.all that is expected ,can`t be done.
Wish you speedy recovery
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Very sorry to hear about your sister's problem.Once it has spread to liver and lungs,it can be assumed it has spread to other areas in the body also.That is the reason doctors are not doing any surgery as thought by you.Try other therapies like Ayurveda or homeopathy.God bless you and your sister.Good luck and thanks.
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