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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It depends: There are cancer genes that can increase the risk for family members. A geneticist can obtain a detailed family history and recommend if any testing n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See below: Main types are non-invasive or invasive. Then there can be lobular or ductal forms of these non-invasive (in situ), or invasive cancers. There are the ... Read More
Dr. Benjamin Kim
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The most common type of breast cancer is invasive ductal cancer. Less commonly lobular. Rarer are medullary, tubular, etc. However, even within duc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different types.: There are several different types of skin cancers. Squamous cell the skin begins as a small nodule and as it enlarges the center becomes necrotic and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Looks like infection: Ibc occurs suddenly with breast pain, redness, or swelling or a rash. Mammograms are often negative because the tumor cells grow in a sheet and don't ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Different: Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare form of aggressive or advanced breast cancer. Breast cancer cells get into the lymphatic channels in the skin of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Harder to quantify: Cancer survivors have higher risk of second cancer. It may be due to inheritied factors, exposure to the agents that casued first cancer and cancer t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Diagnosis: Pancreatic cancer is unfortunately diagnosed usually late. This is because the pancreas is an organ deep inside the body. Usually it has progressed to ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Too many to list: The two major types are carcinoma and sarcoma and both types affect different organs. See this site for more information about cancer. http://www.can ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Many: There are over 100 different cancers known among humans. Cancer can arise from any part of our bodies. But the common sites are lung cancer, colon can ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Name an Organ...: Cancer may develop in just about any organ in the body, with the most frequent sites including the skin, breast, prostate, lung, colon, uterus, thyroi ... Read More

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