Adjuvant chemotherapy

What is Adjuvant chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy given in addition to surgical therapy, in order to reduce the risk of local or systemic relapse.

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My father had surgery march for bowel cancer .......he was a dukes c1. His cea blood test in may was 3. But the cea reading in XXXXXXX was 4. Does...

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Colonoscopy

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Hi XXXXXXX
The normal range of CEA varies from 2.5 to 5 ng/mL.
Your fathers current CEA is 4 ng/ml...

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I recently lost my wife of 30 years to breast cancer. My question is the pathology report. She was diagnosed from the biopsy and lumpectomy...

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EXPLAINED BELOW

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Hello Mr. Thurman
Thank you for trusting us with your health concern.
I fully empathize with you for...

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My wife 33 years old 171 cm,65 kgs premenopausal lady had left breast radical mastectomy on May 20' 2011 .biopsy revelaed Her+++,ER+,PR+,12/24 nodes...

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Hello dear. It is a relatively poor subset of disease. So adding herceptin from 5th cycle onwards is highly advisable. Moreover i would recommend...

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