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IS MALIGNANT CARDIAC ARRYTHMIA CONSIDERED CANCER

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
16 years experience in Radiology
Many forms: Cardiac tumors are rare. Secondary tumors or metastases from a separate cancer are the most common cancer to go to heart (Lung cancer, lymphoma most c ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
10 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: Unfortunately yes.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: By definition a malignant skin tumor is cancerous.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
???: What do you mean by "these"? Be more detailed in your question please.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jekwon Yeh
12 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Gleason Scoring: Pathologists use the Gleason score to determine the aggressiveness of the prostate cancer 6 is indolent 7 is intermediate 8-10 aggressive prostate ca ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience in Radiology
Unlikely: Not enough info to answer your question. If this is about a lung nodule, it's usually is benign if there are certain characteristics on ct or if it ha ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Nomenclature: Confusing! "benign cancer" is a contradiction in terms, but there are benign tumors (can grow huge but can't invade or spread), and there are cancers ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Some benign tumors predispose to malignant tumors, e.g. Colon polyps, and moles. Most benign tumors do not become malignant. There is no such entity ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Left-over cells: The operation removes all the tumor that can be seen and felt. Cancer cells are microscopic in size and often get into the blood stream at an early s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
21 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Microscopic residual: Depending on what type/stage of tumor (possibly some other predicting features as well) some tumors may leave behind microscopic cells which are undet ... Read More
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