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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Damaged genes: Cancer develops as clones of cells with damages genes conferring growth advantage accumulate new mutations. Eventually the genome is destabilized and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cancer is the: proliferation of cells that are supposed to run a normal course of life and die off. This may express itself in the form of a tumor but by the time t ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Mutated cells: A tumor is a clone of cells bearing genetic mutations that cause inappropriate growth, and that has acquired the ability to induce its own new blood v ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A mutation that grew: A cancer is a mutation that grows fast enough in one's lifetime to cause disease. To reduce the risk of cancer, maintain a healthy weight and exercise ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Can be: Early statges of hodkin lymphoma are often curable. The prognosis depends on the type of disease and how widespread it may be at the time of diagnosi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possible: But less than 20% survive 5 years. Depends on where the metastases are and how numerous and size. Solitary liver mets without evidence elsewhere in th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It seems to strike totally at random.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Oropharyngeal cancer is potentially curable, depending on the stage. It is treated either by surgical removal of the tumor, or with radiation therapy ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not for early CA: Unfortunately , non to detect very early stages ca 125 , ca 19.9 , CEA will be elevated at later stages, used to monitor the disease. Ca 72.4 cyf ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Prostate cancer: The most common metastatic site would be bones-although it also can go to other sites- lymph glands, lung, liver etc.. Symptoms will depend on the loc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unfortunately: Metastatic disease (also known as stage 4) is usually not curable by todays treatments. Although use of chemotherapy may improve survival and may rare ... Read More
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A 86-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
No: Chrmotherapy is used for cancers that have spread beyond the wall of the intestine and into the nodes. For tumors that are confined to the wall of the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Depends upon type.: There are many types of malignancies / cancers that can be effectively treated when they involve lymph nodes. It is important to know what type of ca ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Chen
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Stage 3b usually means lymph nodes are involved, so i think your information might not be entirely accurate. However, even stage 3b colon cancer can b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Complicated question: Carcinoids are carcinomas, usually more slow growing than adenocarcinomas. For information in this topic you may consult this link: http://www.webmd.c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: There are 3 basic types: low grade, intermediate, and high grade lymphoma. Intermediate and high grade are potentially curable because they are repl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
Depends: If the prostate cancer is still responsive to androgen deprivation therapy (adt), which is chemical elimination of testosterone, the patient might hav ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: About three new cases occur/year/100,000 population. See this site for more info. http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/hodg.html
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Typical pancreatic cancer (adenocarcinoma) is sometimes, but only rarely, curable. It is usually diagnosed in an advanced state making cure with surge ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes/no: It's one of the worst cancers and the cure rates are low. It also depends on the stage and location of the tumor. Some early detected cancers with a t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Lymph nodes are one aspect of evaluation for stage and treatment of breast cancer. It depends on size of breast cancer itself, number of lymph nodes i ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: The acute myelogenous leukemias simply appear. There are a few uncommon genetic lesions that predispose a person, as down radiation and perhaps down's ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not all: Some lymphomas both hodgkin and non hodgkin s lymphomas may have genetic predisposition. Some times may run in family I have to agree with dr friedl ... Read More

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