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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Unknown: True "heart cancer" is extremely rare. Most cancers involving the heart are other types of cancer that have spread. All the blood in the body flows ... Read More
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Heart Cancer : Assuming you are referring to primary cardiac neoplasia, the prognosis depends on the stage. Stage 1 lesions carry a 75% 5 year survival rate; stage 2 ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart cancer: Primary cardiac cancer is rare and treatment isn't particularly great. When the heart is involved in metastatic disease, likewise treatment isn't nece ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes but rare: Cancers that can affect the heart include metastatic cancers, i.e. Cancer that spreads to the heart from a different organ, or primary cancers that st ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Rare disorder: Most of the cancers in heart are metastatic cancers. Primary cancers of the heart are very rare. Such a tumor may produce signs and symptoms of heart ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
No: Cancer of the heart is rare and there is no treatment. Secondary cancer, that is as a result of spread of cancer arising from another organ such as th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
20 years experience Cardiology
Unknown: To the best of my l knowledge i don't know that anyone knows the answer to this question.
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancer: Depends on what type of cancer it is. Has it spread from some other place? If so then the prognosis is very bad. If it is a myxoma then surgery is nee ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Neoplasm: A cancer that affects the heart muscle or valves would be considered a heart cancer. Most sources of cancer in the heart are a metastasis from anothe ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
50 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: I have never heard of any heart cancer related directly to alcohol.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Vanishingly rare: Except as part of tuberous sclerosis, primary tumors in children rare exceedingly rare.

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