• Does surgery spread the cancer?

    Asked by MelMom on Monday, July 28, 2014

    Does surgery spread the cancer?

    I am scheduled to have surgery in a few weeks, and a friend says, "oh no, that will cause the cancer to spread"! I've never heard this have you?

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    • meyati's Avatar
      meyati

      I'm not on dialysis- I would need to be that bad off to sue in this state. Then the lawyer would probably want to sue the doctor doing the upcoming surgery, and ignore that this was caused by the strep.

      over 5 years ago
    • still_fighting's Avatar
      still_fighting

      I've heard this all my life...from what I've read on here I think it may be more myth now just depends on the type of cancer and where it's located. I know they give radiation before surgery and again after surgery to kill off any lingering cancer cells from what my oncologist said. I've had this concern myself but with our type of cancer Melmom it's kinda everywhere already...lol I know it's not a laughing matter but honestly we need to do what we need to do to keep us going and being in the best health we can be. How are you now that your through your chemo? How did it go for you? You were in my prayers. I saw where you asked about tatoos while I was finishing up my chemo treatments. Are things going good for you hun? I sure hope so...God bless and not matter what Keep Fighting!

      over 5 years ago
    • COSLOVICH's Avatar
      COSLOVICH

      SO MANY PATIENTS HAVE SURGERY TO REMOVE CANCER IN EARLY STAGES (INCLUDING MY OWN FAMILY MEMBERS), ONCE SURGERY IS COMPLETED THE CANCER SEEMS TO GO CRAZY .....YOU WILL FIND NO INFORMATION ON THIS IN TEXT OR WEB , THINK ABOUT THE MONEY, JOBS , PHARMACY COMPANIES AND CLINICS THAT WOULD SUFFER IF PEOPLE WERE TOLD THE TRUTH ?!

      11 months ago

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