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secondary carcinoma of the lung

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Unfortunately, secondaries can occur in all organs, including kidneys.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
60 percent response: Response can mean just shrinkage or complete response means its gone. The question should be does it help survival and the answer is yes. Squamous a ... Read More
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Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Partially: There are several ways of treating scc of the lung. Specifically, there are molecular markers, such as egfr or alk-1 that can be tested to see if you ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Clinical trial: Clinical trial or standard chemotherapy. Bone mets can be treated with bisphosphonate (zometa) or Denosumab (xgeva). Mri of the brain should evaluate ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 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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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It's not rare: It's one form of adenocarcinoma, the most common form of lung cancer. Treatment for lung cancer depends greatly upon the stage. Can't answer this que ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: There is wide variability by lung cancer type, stage of the disease and individual characteristics so that it is not feasible to provide a meaningful ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variegated: A small tumor is usually tan in color. With growth, there is usually necrosis and hemorrhage in the lesion that produces a whole range of colors like ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Birdas
25 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Although there are different types and not all originate in the lung.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
19 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: It depends on the type of lung cancer and its stage. Generly speaking, early stage non small cell lung cancer is treated with surgery with or without ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Multiple ways: Lung cancers, depending on type, size, stage (has it spread?), and genetic changes are treated with combinations of surgery, radiation therapy, chemot ... Read More

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