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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Many: The scan can find blood clots (pulmonary embolism), enlarged lymph nodes, fluid between the chest wall the the lung (pleural effusion), lung nodules, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Speak with physician: The best advice at this point is to speak with the treating physician and ask for an explanation regarding the increase in the medication given the pr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Very few initially.: Ovarian cancer is hard to diagnose early due to the lack of symptoms initially and the non-specific symptoms which develop as the disease progresses. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Thrombocytopenia: Platelet count less than the normal range of 150, 000 to 400, 000. Penia = low thrombocytes = platelets thrombocytopenia = low platelets.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Very low.: Unfortunately survival rates for any solid tumor which is stage 4 are very poor. For colon cancer survival rates longer than 5 years occur only approx... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
No: Although coughing up blood (hemoptysis) can occur at any time with lung cancer it is usually not the leading symptom. Most people lose significant amo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Lung cancer: Adenocarcinoma is a type of non-small cell lung carcinoma; apex is the top portion of the lung. The description states that there is a non-small cel... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Not necessairily.: A diagnosis by itself is not considered disabling. It depends upon what the diagnosis is causing in the persons life that determines whether it is dis... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease. I am sure there are other pos... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Increases risk: Chronic pancreatitis (inflammation for the pancreas) can lead to cellular changes which could potentially increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.
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