Dr. Kenneth Murdock

Radiation Oncology
Cincinnati, OH
55 years experience male

Locations

Office

Cincinnati, OH

Address

8088 Carnaby Ln, Cincinnati, OH
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Specialties
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Radiation Oncology

Licenses

United States: Alabama, California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Texas

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

108 Answers
48 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: X-rays can be harmful to the developing fetus, especially in the first three months of a pregnancy. There are usually signs in the x-ray dept telling ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Of ?? signifigance: Ca 125 may be produced by any gynecologic cancer(overy, uterus, ect) but it isn't always be true. It can also be produced by inflammatory diseases in... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Perhaps ENT speciali: Depending on where you live, an oral surgeon might refer you to a ENT surgeon for the biopsy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Fair: If indeed this is a cancer on biopsy, it fits into a relatively advanced stage just from its size alone. The patient is symptomatic - poor appetite, s... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
No.: A pneumonia(infammatory) in the lung might look just the same as a lung cancer. In fact if a cancer blocks a major air tube in the klung, a post obst... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Not a standard treat: Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) and 5-fu jused to be used as first line chemo for breast cancer, but there are much more effacious drugs available now. I w... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Hemolysis: Since a potassium of 14 is incompatible withlife, the sample was undoubtedly hemolyzed. The only other thing that could drive the potassium to that hi... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Possibly: Some parasite prefer the small intestine which is niot seen on colonoscopy. Others are found in the large intestine. A bowel movement culture for ova ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Not great.: Chemotherapy can certainly slow down the progress of colon cancer spread to the liver, but the disease ultimately progresses. From what you said it so... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Exam and xray.: Any trauma to area? Might be muscle strain or bruised rib. Ifnot, then exam by your physician and chest x-ray or ct scan needed.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes, it could.: Cysts in a sinus can be developmental(you wqere born with it) or as a result of sinus infections(more common). If they are small you can generally jus... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Serious, not cancer: The infection you had/have can be enough to cause inflammatory changes on the pap smear. Chancers are, when the infection is clearwed up, the pap smea... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
possible but rare: There are primary brain tumors in children(that didn't come frome somewhere else) but they are pretty rare. Likewise spread of a cancer from somewher... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Chances remote: All women have cysts on their ovarys as they produce eggs. The overwhelming majority regress spontaneously. If one does not on serial ultrasounds, an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Several things.: Could be ecezma, contact allergy. Possibility of lymphoma cutis (rare) should always be considered. Biopsy may be needed. Also consider psoriasis.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Doubtful: If you had a very long and capacious vagina, a closed vaginal speculum could be placed in there, but it's a stretch!. No playing around!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes to both answers: It takes 20 plus years after you stop smoking for your risk factor from smoking to decrease to the level of the general population. You can get lung c... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Usually.: If you continue with the same life style (# of sexual partners, infections in the vagina) you could get the same problem. Follow up exams and pap smea... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
These are different: Patients can recover from stage IV cancer with appropriate treatment, but they still will not survive.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Go see your doctor. : You didn't give your age. Younger patients can have sarcoidosis(this is not a cancer) which can cause enlarged lymph nodes. Thickening of the wall of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Probably not.: The best way to see a colon tumor would be an endoscopy(look inside the colon). Because colon tumors are the same density as normal tissue, unless the... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Pneumonia?: Any kind of upper respiratory inflammation/infection could cause your symptoms. Astrhma, brochitis, pneumonia could cause this. Are you a smoker. See ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes and no: A visual field defect doesn't have to occur from brain damage. For instance a detachment of the back of the eye(retina) can cause a visual field defec... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Biopsy, lab test: A thorough physical exam is essential including pelvic exam, sometimes under anesthesia. Sometimes pap smears are suspicious, then a biopsy is needed.... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes, but not forsure: Small stools and pain can be seen with a colo-rectal cancer but diverticulitis could do the same thing. Time for a colonoscopy right away!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Several things: This could be something you were born with, like a brachial cleft cyst. It could also be a lymph node which became big from a throat infection and nev... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
X-ray necessary: Both can be very painfull and movement can aggravate the pain with both. An x-ray is needed to differentiate betwen the two.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: There is also an increaserd risk of liver tumors with the use of ansabolic steroids. Don't do it!
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
A major medical cent: Usually a medical school with it's affiliated hospitals is my choice. Chondrosarcoms are rare tumors that require the expertise of an orthopedic oncol... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Always possible: If a lung cancer obstructs a major airtube in a lung, a postobstructive pneumonis occurs. Antibiotics will not help this. The obstruction neds to be r... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Bothersome!: You didn't note whether it was there before the radiation. If not, a fna(fine needle aspiration) needs to be done to see what's goig on. Good luck!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Impetigo, perhaps.: Any infection in the upper respiratory tract, tonsillitis ECT can cause lymph noes in the local area to swell. The enlarged lymph nodes manufactures w... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
A couple of things.: A baby's room humidifier(warm/cold mist doesn't matter) don't need special chemicals. Just water. Keep it clean. Glyceryl guiacolate(such as plain rob... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Very doubtful: Hemangioms can spontaneously regress and or disappear. This is especially true in children. There is a very rare condition called a hemangiosarcoma, b... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Bad heart valve?: An echocardiogram is very good for looking at the valves in the heart and how well they are functioning. It can also tell you how well the heart is pu... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Unusual: Cancer of the tongue in a 28 yr old would be very unusual. It's usually rlated to long term tobacco use, so stop using!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
No, don't wait.: Anytime yoiu're passing blood, that's serious. Any recent trips outside usa?. You need colonoscopy to look inside colon. Any upper GI symptoms? Gas, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
No: Vaginal yeast infections are quite common and can usually be easily treated. They do not lead to cancer.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
It depends: Most venous angiomas are small and asymptomatic big ones can cause headaches. You should be seeing a neurosurgeon to determine if treatment is needed.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: There are some cancers that have a strong heredity component. A genetics doctor should be consulted.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Exams by your doctor: Certainly, pelvic exams and pap smears are very important in decreasing the risk of cervical cancer. Also using protection during sexual relations, es... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Not a brain tumor. : The hard area on your skull/scalp coud be a cyst(possibly there from birth) it has nothing to do with your siezures. Assume you are seeing a neurologi... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: It is more likely due to esophagitis rather than cancer, but it is possible. You should see a gastroenterologist due to your concerns.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Need more informatio: Without knowing how big the tumor was, whether margins of the tumor positive or negative for tumor cells, whether lymph nodes wre involved and whether... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Inflammation,probabl: Sounds like you are talking about the joint space in the anlle which is covered with a membrane which can swell with inflammation or trauma. Not likel... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Increase: Increase your roughage intake, decrease processed foods and broiled meats. Colonoscopy when you reach age 50.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Usually not much: Cysts can get big enuf to be painfull, but that's rare. They can push on a nearby nerve to cause pain, they they shoud be sucked out or operated on.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
See a specialist.: Implants can be difficult to remore because of the scar tissue that surrounds them. Don't go to a general surgeon. Get a brest surgeon who removes th... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Difficult: That is a large tumor to try and chemoembolize. It might have to be done more than once after it shrinks from another embolization. If only one lobe o... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 55 years experience
Black and blue ?: You could have a black and blue in the lung or chest wall from the biopsy. You didn't mention shortness of breath. If you do, you should consult your ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Murdock is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Murdock is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My Twin sis has Thyroid tall cell papillary Also a 2nd carcinoma of clear cell renal:'( thank u..mary
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But I just found the spot other day and before the showed up all the drs said there was nothing wrong and now this I need answers asap
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Had a echo showed a spot then mra showed ok the still wants a cather.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 1968MD

Awards

Top Radiation Oncologist , First Place, Ohio - Winter
2013
Top Radiation Oncologist , First Place, Ohio - Summer
2013
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