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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Clinical Trials: The national cancer institute's site lists all available clinical trials; the specific details depend on the exact type of carcinoma the child has.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
See an oncologist: Treatment for cancer depends on the organ of origin. For metastatic carcinoma, it will likely be use of some form of chemotherapy or targeted therapy. ... Read More
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Chemotherapy: Once a cancer has spread outside the organ of origin, systemic chemotherapy is the standard of care. In some cases this will be done in combination wi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Outside the cell: When the changes of carcinoma in situ extend outside the bottom cells which are lined up in levels, it "invades" other parts of the tissue, therefore ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
A cancer develops in: An organ (lung, breast, ovary). Metastasis is the travelling of the cancer from that organ to another, establishing a colony there, growing, and inter ... Read More
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Spread outside area: Metastatic carcinoma refers to the spread of the cancer outside the area of origin. For some cancers, this can be spread to nodes outside the area tha ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need investigation: Need additional information, microscopic description of biopsy, special stains done on slides, is all work up done , any tumor markers done , what t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
33 years experience Family Medicine
Consult oncologist: If you’re Not comfortable or don’t understand your oncologist, please get a second opinion in person by another oncologist who can examine you and re ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Don't use of Abbrevi: Your oncologist's advice is best, follow what he/she recommended. Is this a cancer of the Gall Bladder? Your use of abbreviations are misleading me... ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
Anywhere in the body: Carcinomas from any where in the body such as breast, liver, colon, and prostate can travel to the lung. Identification of the primary would require ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Location: It depends to location if is bone it cause bone pain if is brain it cause headache dizziness ,abdominal nodes and bowel cause pain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
SOB, hemoptysis: Lung mets may be asymptomatic (no symptoms). Other common symptoms are shortness of breath, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), pain.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies: Advanced cancers lead to increasing impairment of mobility due to weakness, loss of weight or organ failure. Your doctor can help you more by checking ... Read More
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