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    Throat Cancer Treatment Options
    mybabybluegirl posted:
    Dad is 84 years old and his ENT found small cancer on the right side of his tongue late last week. He was treated with radiation for Stage IV throat and neck cancer 8 years ago and no occurrence of it until now. What are his treatment options? Can he have radiation again? If not, why?

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    lotus_eater responded:
    I don't see why he couldn't have radiation again, unless it was particularly tough on him the first time around. But first his MD will probably freeze, shock, or cut out the cancer they found on the side of his tongue, and maybe treat with radiation if they don't get all of it.
    Have you or your father looked into adapting a plant based diet, or the multiple carcinogens the average american consumes daily? Many people have reversed heart disease, type two diabetes, and have even regressed the growth of cancer cells by switching to a whole foods plant based diet. They talk about it in depth in a documentary called "Forks over Knives." Pretty interesting stuff. You should check it out.

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