Salvage therapy

What is Salvage therapy?

Salvage therapy, also known as rescue therapy, is a form of treatment given after an ailment does not respond to standard treatment. The most common diseases that require salvage therapy are HIV and various tumors

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I have stage IIIA anal cancer and have already undergone chemoradiation therapy which finished in September 2010. On MRI now however there appears...

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Prognosis depends upon extent of the disease.

Pet will tell the extent of the disease.

Surgery or palliative chemo may help.

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I am suffering from SNHL in my right ear, doc says cells are damaged and cannot be repaired. lost hearing in march 2011. what are chances of...

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Brief Answer:
Salvage therapy may be tried.

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Thank you for your query.

1. I have had some success in late hearing loss with...

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I have an issue. I had H. Pylori for almost three years and during this period of time I took four rounds of treatment and last two of them was the...

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Brief Answer:
A repeat endoscopy should be done with culture sensitivity.

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I have an issue. I had H. Pylori for almost three years and during this period of time I took four rounds of treatment and last two of them was the...

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I have stage IIIA anal cancer and have already undergone chemoradiation therapy which finished in September 2010. On MRI now however there appears...

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I am suffering from SNHL in my right ear, doc says cells are damaged and cannot be repaired. lost hearing in march 2011. what are chances of...

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