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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Depends on cell type, location, stage, time of origin, and metastases from nothing noticed at all in early stage to the worst possible misery and p ... Read More
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Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Nothing early: Early stage lung cancer causes no symptoms. As the tumor grows, it can cause coughing or hemoptysis(coughing up blood). It can also cause shortness ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not all the same: Cancer is a general term used to describe the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Prognosis varies depending on the cancer type, it's location, ho ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Registries: Most hospitals have cancer registries that collect this information. Hospitals, in turn, need to report this data to the state. On a national scale, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Some cancers: Dogs can be trained to sniff out some cancers like melanoma, but it is not a reliable way to diagnose cancer in general.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: These "pop" claims are made up, probably by the manufacturers of sports and relaxation clothes that do not include neoprene. I'm sorry the world is fu ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Rare BUT...: There are cancer-family syndrome in which many of the affected individuals have colon cancer by their mid-20's. If you have any reason to ask, a good ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Genetics: Genetic trasmisionin in the family.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Absolutely False!: There is no cancer personality, cancer behavior, cancer mindset, nor cancer thought processes. Cancer can be diagnosed by effective screening tests in ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Cancer is a very complex disease process. Every year we find out more about it, what the mechanisms are, different drugs that may help treat, etc. E ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
No real answer: No on knows what really causes malignant brain tumors. There are clearly genetics which can be part of the story. There are probably also linkages ... Read More

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