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Dr. Edward Gold

Internal Medicine
Avenel, NJ
45 years experience

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Board Certified In: Internal Medicine and Oncology & Hematology Medical School Wayne State University School of Medicine Residency in Medicine Wayne State University Fellowship in Medical Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Cente

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Internal Medicine

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: They are distinctly separate disorders.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
They dont: Moles do not cause cancer. A skin cancer can develop within a mole or present as an abnormal looking mole.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Maybe: Any of the symptoms associated with haste esophageal reflux can be seen in patients with stomach cancer. Consult your physician.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Variabe: In recent years there have been significant strides in the treatment of myeloma which have resulted in a significant prolongation of survival. There a... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Lab testing: There are distinct differences between myeloma and lymphoma which can be determined by the pathologist using light microscopy, flow cytometry and immu... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Not really: Cervical cancer is diagnosed by direct visualization of the cervix and pap smear.
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Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: All malignancies need proper treatment.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Oral Surgeon: I would recommend that you start with your dentist and he can recommend and oral surgeon.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
ASAP: I would not delay. The earlier this type of cancer is diagnosed, the better.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: There is an acute form of hemolysis which can occur if you receive mismatched blood but transfusions are not the cause of autoimmune hemolytic anemia.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It varies: There may be no symptoms at all or the patient might feel tired, feverish or show easy bleeding or bruising.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: If he has responded to treatment and is doing well and the symptoms of the cataract are impairing his daily activites, it could be considered. If he ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
NO: Surgery is used as primary treatment only. Recurrent cancer is treated with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: Myeloma does not appear to have a genetic predisposition.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: That theory was disproved.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: The overall 5-year survival rate with stage 3a lung cancer is 23%, but it can vary widely. The 5-year survival rate with stage 3b lung cancer is sadly... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: There is no known relationship between lactose intolerance and the development of colon cancer.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Uncertain: There is no hard evidence but it is the subject of continuing investigation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
One in the same: Carcinoma is a general term for cancer. Sarcoma is a type of carcinoma that develops from connective tissue.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Poor: Unfortunately the 5 year survival rate for stage IV renal cell cancer is poor, 0-20%. However, in recent years their have been significant advances i... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Surgically: A malignant mole is removed surgically. A margin of normal tissue surrounding the mole is also removed to guarantee that no cancer is left.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Nerve problem: Am impairment of sympathetic nerve activity that presents as ptosis(droopy eyelid), meiosis (constricted pupil) and anhydrosis (no sweating) on the sa... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: High carbohydrate intake is a cause of the obesity epidemic in the US.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: In general, any surgical wound is completely healed by six weeks but this can vary depending upon the age and condition of the patient.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: It all depends upon the type of leukemia. Leukemia is not one disease and response rates vary according to the type of leukemia.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Surveilance: The only proven effective method of reducing the incidence of colorectal cancer is surveillance colonoscopy with the removal of suspiciousmpolyps.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: The pathophysiology of one has nothing to do with the other.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: An astrocytoma is a malignancy of the nervous system.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Sometimes: A bowel cancer can occasionally present as a bowel perforation.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Premalignant state: Leukoplakia is a premalignant condition. Its presence is indicative of an increased possibility of malignancy developing.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Ks can develop in patents with hiv.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: There is no evidence for that.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: It depends upon the type of leukemia.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: It depends upon the type of cancer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Can be: Left untreated any malignancy can be fatal. We do have treatments for ks but no treatment is 100% effective.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: The pituitary can produce a hormone called prolactin which can stimulate lactation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: Treatment of mds will vary according to the clinical situation and a variety of findings on bone marrow such as the percentage of blasts, cytogenetic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
See Your Doctor: You cannot tell if a lump is cancer. You must see your doctor asap.!
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Malignancy: A lymphoma is a malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stre... Read More
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Myeloma cells can produce abnormal immune proteins called "light chains" which can affect the kidney and result in renal failure and/or nephrotic synd... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Cancer patients: Paraneoplastic syndromes are a heterogeneous group of disorders caused by mechanisms other than metastases, metabolic and nutritional deficits, infect... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
A lot: Both hodgkin lymphoma (formerly known as hodgkin's disease) and non-hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-hodgkin's lymphoma) are lymphomas, a type of c... Read More
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: Every tumor is different in it's rate of growth an even it's potential to spread so there is no hard and fast rule to answer this question.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: "gene therapy" is not used as a treatment. However, the current treatments are designed to affect the genetic abnormality that leads to CML and are h... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Unusual: While superinfection of the urinary tract can occur with yeast such as candida, it is unusual.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: There is no evidence to support that claim.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: Not in and of itself. However, some of the drugs used in the treatment od leukemia can be cardiotoxic. In addition, patients with leukemia are often v... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Chemotherapy: The only proven effective treatment for metastatic lung cancer is chemotherapy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It depends: While the ultimate treatment of a neoplastic syndrome is the treatment of the underlying cancer, which is done by an oncologist or a radiation therapi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Maybe: The treatment for bile duct cancer is surgery. It is sometimes supplemented with radiation and chemotherapy.
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Apr 3, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Sep 25, 2011
Brilliant Hematology Oncology physician
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gold is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks so much.....can you providee information if excessive bowel movements is problematic. Is it a side effect of Gastric Bypass surgury?
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I may have this disorder ,my platelet's, white blood count, and nutrifils have been very low. How can this disorder be diagnosed.
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if the biopsy of the colon and stomach biopsy is negative id there a cancer called collangites causing metastic to the liver

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1977MD

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The Valley Hospital
Hackensack University Medical Center
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