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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: Cure for cancer depends on the type of cancer, how early it was found, whether or not it has spread to other parts of the body, how early treatment is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Some: Some are called curable cancers, if caught and treated early on.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: While we are aware of some well established causes of cancer, like cigarettes, there is much that remains a mystery.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rephrase: Hello gibs0n. Can you rephrase this question or put it in context?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Liver first: The most common sites are liver, lung, and brain. Other sites reported include the eye, heart, port sites, and bones.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Guarded: What you are describing sounds like a stage iii ovarian cancer case. The treatment has improved but most statistics show a 50% 5 year survival. Wi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible: Breast cancer can metastasize. The risk is really dependent on the stage. For a stage i, the risk is.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Muliple issues: I would suggest that you seek a comprehensive medical evalaution: some GI symptoms may be related; however breast cance, ovarian cysts, kidney diease ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: In general, no, cancer itself does not cause pain. But if cancer spreads to other organs, spreads to bones, or causes intestinal blockage or obstructi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The large intestine and the colon are words to describe the same anatomic structure in the abdomen.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Needs Biopsy: Is there a known primary cancer? If not, you will need a biopsy of one of the nodes. Your doctor may suggest a mediastinoscopy and biopsy to get a tis ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Related to spread: Metastatic refers to a cancer that has spread from the original site that it originated from to a more distant site in the body. For example, if a wo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possible: But less than 20% survive 5 years. Depends on where the metastases are and how numerous and size. Solitary liver mets without evidence elsewhere in th ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: First please see your doctor and find out what it is, 66 yr old with breast mass need serious investigation. investigation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Castle
Specializes in General Surgery
In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body: In practice, though, most cases of prostate cancer metastasis occur in the lymph nodes and the bones. Prostate cancer metastasis occurs when cells bre ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Rarely.: Some hereditary mutations may increase the risk of both breast and colon cancer. Nevertheless, the majority of all breast and colon cancers are not h ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Complicated question: Carcinoids are carcinomas, usually more slow growing than adenocarcinomas. For information in this topic you may consult this link: http://www.webmd.c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe, maybe not...: Lots of things give dull pain in abdomen. Harder to tell which organ, e.g. Colon, as opposed to gyn, stomach, gallbladder, etc. Yes, cancer of colon c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can be: The fastest-growers are the ones that follow genetic pathways associated with the lynch loci. They may not even be preceded by a polyp -- colonoscopy ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Very tiny: It is the finding of a tiny cluster of breast cancer cells that have traveled to the axillary lymph node. It has not been found to be a worse prognosi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: Untreated bladder cancer can metastasize to other organs and structures when left untreated. The more aggressive the bladder cancer, the higher the li ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unfortunately: Metastatic disease (also known as stage 4) is usually not curable by todays treatments. Although use of chemotherapy may improve survival and may rare ... Read More
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Chemotherapy regimens based on the drug Fluorouracil (5-fu) have been part of the treatment for high-risk stage ii or stage iii colon cancer. Many cli ... Read More
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