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Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
This is up to you.: Much of body image is how you feel about yourself. Everybody wants to look their best, but after a point, it is how you feel about yourself that is p ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possible n. damage: Pelvic pain following colorectal cancer is not common because a careful dissection preserves the nerves that are dissected adjacent to the blood vesse ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
May need surgery: Ultrasound probably of thyroid. If so, especially without cervical nodes, the presence of a solitary nodule is usually adenomatous. Regardless of bi ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not really: The major side-effect of radiation to the breast is development of skin irritation (somewhat like a sunburn) the radiation itself causes no discomfort ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Squamous: Squamous cell cancers, unlike basal cell skin cancers, grow fast and deep. They generally don't metastasize but spread only locally. They usually are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Painful lipoma: Some lipomas have sensation associated with them. Others develop over time. Cancer is #37 in our differential, so...really no. As this is a recent dev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Place a call to a dietician at the hospital, explain that you've had liver cancer surgery, inform her of your current height and weight, your weight w ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Most problematic is the lack of saliva. This amazing juice has countless functions including lubrication, digestive enzymes, antibacterial proteins an ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: Colon cancer surgery would be done under full general anesthesia. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be 2 options. The offending part of the colon and n ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on type: Survival after surgery for liver cancer depends on the nature of the cancer, whether it is primary (cancer is from the liver), or secondary (cancer go ... Read More
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