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Hii sir, my father is suffering with carcinoma rectum with stage 3.is it curable? Doctors are giving imrt radiation with capecitabine chemo pills .can you please tell me.

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Your father is receiving standard treatment. Radiation should be followed by surgery if possible (since it is stage 3 as per your details).
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Imrt is one of the standard lines of therapy for ca rectum. The intent of treatment in stage 3 ca rectum is curative. However percentage of patients getting cured is approximately 30-40 % and to be labelled as cured, patient has to be disease free for at least 5 years after treatment completion.
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Yes, as per description it looks fine, but I will need to have a look at the reports for a proper advise.
Yes it is curable.
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