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Squamous cell carcinoma  base of tounge
My father was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of base of tounge 6 months back and subsequently he was treated with Radiotherapy and chemotherapy now he is in follow up period and his last pet scan 4 days back showing active lesion in base of tounge and cervical lymph node II and when we found out carcinoma 6 months back, my father was having a primary site in base of tounge with lymph nodes involvement in neck on bilateral side with size of RT. CX l.n.-21×24×36 mm AND LT. CX L.N.- 18×18×24 mm without any metastasis in other body so what should be our next step toward treatment of my father. THANKS.
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Need to evaluate the patient if you can bring for any opinion.
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Palliative chemotherapy
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Under the circumstances it is considered as left over cancer. This can be treated with robotic surgery. However we need to evaluate the feasibility with some tests. Otherwise there is no other viable option.
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