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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Shrink tumor: Chemotherapy or radiation therapy can cause cell death. Cancer cells are more sensitive to these treatment than normal healthy cells. When cell die, t... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Children with CLL: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is an adult disease. It almost never occur in children.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Many: It could be bleeding from your gum (infection, inflammation), teeth, nose bleed (nose and mouth are connected). If it occur in more than one occasion,... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Yes: Once you are cured from AML (usually we say if you are cancer free for 5 years, you are cured), you can participate in any sport. Just need to keep in... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Symptoms of cancer: At the early stage of cancer, lots of them don't have symptoms. However, when cancer progress, symptoms are going to develop eventually. Cancer rarely... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Bone marrow aspirati: Bone marrow aspiration is needed to make the diagnosis. Children usually will be put to sleep, doctor will insert a long needle into the bone (usually... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usua... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Gene or chemo: Occasionally, a person can have a change in his dna which predispose this person to develop cancer. In addition, if one has cancer and undergoes chemo... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Infection and other: If cancer patient is receiving chemotherapy, his/her immune system will decrease and risk of infection is high. If infection is not under control. He/... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 28 years experience
Fatigue, fever etc: Acute myeloid leukemia starts from bone marrow, where normal blood cells were made. Leukemia cells will decrease the abilities of bone marrow to make ... Read More
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