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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible: Unfortunately, cancer shows no limits in terms of what ages it can affect. However, cancer is much less likely in a 19 year old. I recommend waiting f ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Don't Know: 85% of cancers are sporadic. When it happens in young patients (<50 yrs) we need to consider hereditary syndromes (ei: brca1 mutation) and familial sy ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Why worry at 23 ?: If want to worry of getting pancreatic cancer , wait for 3 or more decades , mean while be happy ,have nice life style no smoking no drinking of alcoh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not likely, old.: Pancreatic cancer presents at middle (50's) to older age. Patients have a history of long standing diabetes, chronic pancreatitis, and smoking. This ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depend on the stage: Survival rate will depend on the stage and whether they get therapy or not. For instance 5 year overall surviva for stage IV pancreatic cancer is appr ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
31 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not usually: But a particular form, which is part of a genetic syndrome (men i) is genetic.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: There are many factors needed to know, not just the cell type . It depends on tumor size, lymph node status, and possible dna cell type evaluation. Ne ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Gail Risk Assessment: Gail breast cancer risk assessment tool. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/bcrisktool/.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Some colon cancers are related to specific genetic mutations but the majority are not.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Renal cell ca: In general-- stage i kidney cancer-- a 5-year survival rate over 90 % stage 2 - a five-year survival rates ranging from 75 to 95 % stage 3 - ranges ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: In some people there is a link. Genetic mutations can be passed through families that iincrease risk for both breast and colon cancer. These syndrom ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
Hodgkins, ALL, Wilms: Hodgkins, all, wilms and close is neuroblastoma.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Cautiously: It's useful as one tool among many to follow the course, but it isn't useful for making a de novo diagnosis.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not mutch: Stage ii colon cancers means did not spread to lymph nodes , if it spreads will be to liver first, metastasis to lung is rare.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Rarely.: Some hereditary mutations may increase the risk of both breast and colon cancer. Nevertheless, the majority of all breast and colon cancers are not h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Nowadays....: Overall survival of all prostate cancers is about: 5-yr relative survival - almost 100%; 10-yrs, about 99%;15-yr, about 94%. But its stage-related 5-y ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Very low.: Unfortunately survival rates for any solid tumor which is stage 4 are very poor. For colon cancer survival rates longer than 5 years occur only approx ... Read More
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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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
It can be: Dcis, the earliest form of breast cancer, can be associated with brca mutations. 13% of women under 50 diagnosed with dcis had a brca mutation in ret ... Read More
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so import ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Tumor,Nodes,Mets: The t, n, m system classifies breast cancers based upon tumor size(t), lymph node status(n), and presence of cancer elsewhere in the body(m). Stage i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Poor: Rare cases of early pancreatic cancer can have long term survival- mostly the average survival is 20 months. For advanced cases the average survival r ... Read More
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