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What approx survival length with oxyplatin n raltitrexed for

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What approx survival length with oxyplatin n raltitrexed for metastic colon cancer?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your queries.
It varies greatly from one person to another.
It may be anywhere from a few months to a few years.
So there is nothing that we can say for sure.
Usually with the condition that you have described it is around one year.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Would the approx 1 year b with the chemotherapy ? And would procedures like chemoembolization increase it?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.

With chemotherapy. Chemoembolization will increase survival if it is one or two mets.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

i see . So chemo can't control cancer for long then ?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Yes that is true.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

There would b no point taking chemo then right?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
It prolongs survival.
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