Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
From 0 to slow flow.: Hi, cancer of the prostate (cap) by itself early has few symptoms. It can, if causing size changes but not yet metastatic, slow down urinary flow.... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Possibly: It depends on what tissues are treated by the path of the beam. By itself, it is not painful. But, it can interact with tissue over time to cause irri... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
In many ways: One gets this if the disease is recurrent or very widespread: so it could cure that person. But, a transplant has many side effects. Two main types of... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Generally no: Photon and particle therapy beams cannot be felt. What can hurt is if the tissue being treated gets damaged - sometimes even the worlds finest radiati... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Circuits still work: Both the above are correct. The reality is that cancer cells anywhere can be kill by radiation. The brain offers a special problem in that very import... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Not necessarilly: Leukemia: yes. For a sarcoma, probably not. It varies a lot based on tumor type, concomittant infections, etc. A super high WBC is suspicous f... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Many variables: Age of patient. Degree of resection (if possible). Histologic grade (how nasty under the microscope). It can be from months for the worth ones to... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
COG trials ongoing.: The best option is to find a cog treatment center and discuss this with them. In a nutshell, timing/dose/volume of agents is being optimized at pre... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Yes: You certainly can. When i think about this question, my mind often really goes to pancreatic problems and cancers and the inability to digest fat (lac... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Some good data: Few with positive screens end up with cancer - just to put it in perspective. We need more data, but a quick read of this review suggests that eve... Read More
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