Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

is lingual cancer common

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: If one of the tonsils became larger recently and the size is increasing, that would be a cause for concern. However it is not feasible to provide an o ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navneet Dhillon
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Nodes and tonsils do take up a lot of glucose and because PET reads anything that is metabolically active, it doesn't mean cancer. Mostly it is not. H ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Vein ?: It's most likely a vein but it could be other things as well so it would need a one on one clinical evaluation to confirm that.
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Probably not but...: You really need to have an exam if you have been sick for 5 months.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Cancers arising in the tonsil may be from the epithelium or from the lymphoid tissue. A particular form of cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma is common ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
No symptom: Get a colonoscopy if age over 50, sooner if family history of colon cancer or having symptoms ( blood in stool, prologued diarrhea, unexplained abd p ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
~35-40K cases/yr: There are about 35-40, 000 oral and pharynx cancers per year in the United States.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/oralcav.html
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Nodes, lung: Brain, & bones. Unlike most solid tumors, even with metastatic spread to these sites, the disease is completely curable with testicular resection and ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infiltrating ductal: The most common type of breast cancer is called infiltrating ductal carcinoma.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Type of Pancreatic c: It is one type of pancreatic cancer. It arises from the part of pancreas very close to your upper intestine( a part called Duodenum). It is usually de ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Over 50 years old: Bladder cancer is generally found in patients older than 50 years of age. Before then, it can be present but is more unlikely. However, most patients ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not common: It's not common but the incidence is rising.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Anal cancer is uncommon and is associated with hpv infection.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year about 46,400 Americans will get pancreatic cancer (pCA) and 39,600 will die of it. Our total ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There's no common-: -treatment for bone tumors. The treatment is driven by the diagnosis. Benign or malignant, and also location & type.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Mesodermal in origin: The most common tumor that is benign and virtually remains benign is the lipoma. These increase in number with age. Fibromas are similarly benign an ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Yes, also others.: Progressive dysphagia is the major sign for esophageal cancer. This starts with solids, then is seen with liquids. Weight loss is also seen. Other ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection and other: Throat infection and other irritation i.e. Smoking , reflux disease- are the most common causes of hoarseness for someone in your age. Although, oral ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mandibular tumors: An osteosarcoma or an ewings tumor are fortunately rare tumors of the mandible in children.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Lesions irritated.: Nasopharyngeal cancers cause bleeding probably because the lesions are not always well differentiated, and thus are easily irritated. Because these a ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
Not a lot of data...: Stic (serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma) is a relatively new diagnostic concept in pathology hypothesized as one of the earliest precursors of ov ... Read More
5
5 comments
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month