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Tumour in the stomach dormant year has know decided

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tumour in the stomach dormant for two year has know decided to spread into my bones and stomach what is the treatment for this
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

This is Dr. David

what type of cancer is it? gastric adenocarcinoma?

has it been tested for Her-2/neu over-expression?

are you having pain in the bones? palliative radiation therapy can help decrease bone pain.

do you have a colon cancer?

have you consulted with medical oncology chemotherapy doctors yet?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

sorry no help

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
I need more information to help you.

what type of cancer is it? gastric adenocarcinoma?

has it been tested for Her-2/neu over-expression?

are you having pain in the bones? palliative radiation therapy can help decrease bone pain.

do you have a colon cancer?

have you consulted with medical oncology chemotherapy doctors yet?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

not colon cancer no pain in bones,not seen a chemotherapy has yet.no test has yet for her-2/neu over-expression

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Then you need to see a medical oncologist chemotherapy doctor Ask if this cancer started in your stomach. This is called gastric cancer Ask to see if your gastric cancer overproduced her-2/If it does you can get treatment from a biological agent called herceptin which can slow down the cancer