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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No !!!: It has nothing to do with Lung Cancer.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Youkeep asking silly: These are silly questions that waste a doctors time. Without knowing your complete medical history(like do you have Small cell lung Cancer? And do you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Lung cancer cachexia: Muscle wasting and weight loss ("cancer cachexia") are usually late stage occurrences; malabsorption is usually not the cause of these signs, but rath ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You are way out!: You have a load of anxiety without any good reason. Just relax and forget that you have cancer. If you had the cancer, it will not remain hidden. But ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes and no: If he is losing weight, we get concerned about two possibilities: progression or the chemo is causing too much side effects. So sometimes we give a t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Uncommon: Most Zollinger-Ellison / gastrinoma are from islet cell tumors of the foregut. Oat cell carcinoma can produce other paraneoplastic syndromes, famously ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Two issues: Early stage small cell lung cancer does not cause malabsorption. Detection with CT would depend on the size and location of the lesion. For good healt ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: SCLC develops quickly and does not present with a few years of symptoms in an unrelated organ system
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
No; but poor diet ca: Vitamin deficiencies (more than 1) like those of which you speak come from a poor diet that often includes alcohol or cigarettes. All of those can, in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
There is not: Small cell lung cancer is divided into limited and extensive stage. The usual stage i-iv cancer staging system is not used. Limited stage means that a ... Read More
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