Chemotherapy: Meaningless Shrinking of Tumour by Chemo

Language: English

YHC is 68 years old. In November 2011, he had a swelling in his right collar bone region. A biopsy was done and the doctor suspected it was cancer. A second opinion confirmed cancer. YHC underwent chemotherapy for lymphoma. Results after chemotherapy on 5 March 2012 was encouraging. But by 28 March 2012 the tumour increased in size! A right pleural effusion was also noted. YHC is now said to have “bronchogenic carcinoma with mediastinal lymph nodes”. His lungs is actually getting worse after chemotherapy.


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