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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Small risk: Tamoxifen is asociated with a small (less than 5%) risk of uterine cancers, women on tamoxifen require regular gynecologic checkups every 6-12 months ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Risk assessment: Depending on your age, symptoms and your cancer risk profile it would be best to see your surgeon and consider a repeat procedure.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue: Common signs include fatigue, low energy, tiredness, inability to complete tasks, craving for ice or spicy foods, pallor, shortness of breath, etc.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not common: Colon cancer is not common in men under 40 except in patients with a strong family history and those with inherited colon cancer syndromes such as lyn ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lifestyle changes: Lots of dietary factors help reduce the risk- high fiber through fruits & veggies; low fat and red meat; low alcohol use. Aspirin can reduce polyp for ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Clean and cooked: During cancer therapy it is best to have clean, well prepared foods especially cooked veggies and meats to reduce infection risk. A diet rich in fiber ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Growth factors: If your blood counts are severely low then use of growth factor injections(neulasta (pegfilgrastim) or neupogen) can help boost the recovery of your b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many options: There are numerous options depending on the risk status of your father- this depends on the pathology (gleason score), size and psa number. Treatments ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Brain metastases are unfortunately common in patients with advanced breast cancer.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No & yes: Surgery for stage 4 not helpful, more so in someone with so many medical problems. If appropriate then your oncologist may recommend a trial of hormon ... Read More
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