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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 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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Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Complicated Answer: Cancer is just an umbrella where more than 100 different cancers fall under. Each is diagnosed and treated differently. Prognosis is dependent on type ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Some: Some are called curable cancers, if caught and treated early on.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many are cured: Over decades advancements in surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy have led to curing more patients. However the is by destroying already f ... Read More
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Dr. Uma Swamy answered
16 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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Genetic mutations: All cancers result from the accumulation of genetic mutations. The genes have a natural tendency to mutate, making life as we know it possible, and th ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rephrase: Hello gibs0n. Can you rephrase this question or put it in context?
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Terminal cancer: Usually when you have tried all known treatments/bone marrow transplant for the cancer and the cancer keeps growing in spite of ongoing treatment, t ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pallav Mehta
20 years experience Internal Medicine
: Either by some symptom (something unusual you feel or notice about yourself - i.e. Pain) or sign (something your doctor notices during an evaluation - ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Actually can be good: Caffeine use in moderation actually has good health benefits such as lowering risk of diabetes among others. Caffeine is also used for treatment of he ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Longer lives: If you control for the fact that we're living longer, smoking more (lung cancer) and women aren't always pregnantor nursing (breast cancer), cancer is ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lawenda
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possibly: Although not a replacement for conventional, evidence based cancer treatments, fermented wheat germ extract looks safe and may have real anti-cancer e ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Schmorl's nodes are protrusions of the cartilage of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra. They a ... Read More

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