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symtoms of cancer in the bloodstream

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: We need a little more information to answer this. Are you referring to nodules outside the organ of origin or smaller nodules near the tumor in the or ... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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No: No, this could indicate local invasion (tumor growing directly through the tissue), lymphatic spread (through the lymph nodes), or through the blood s ... Read More

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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: What you suggest is not a universal happening. Even if cancer cells gain entry into blood, they may not take in other organs. Wish you good health! - ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Cancer treatment: No. If the neoplasm is thought to be limited and amenable to excision or complete removal, then it is the treatment of choice. Adjuvant chemo and/or r ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unclear Question!: Please give background of why you ahve this question and then ask a simple questions so that we can explain and simplify your query
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Luckily, life is not so fragile. Otherwise, there would be a lot of people showing up at their doctor's offices looking sickly but with gorgeously vib ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stage 4 lung cancer: I'm sorry to hear about your best friend. Stage 4 lung cancer non-small cell type nowadays with all the advances we have made in modern chemotherapy a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Fungus in the bloodstream is rare, and usually occurs in severely ill patients. Some may have cancer, many have indwelling intravenous catheters, some ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Since : Since you have referred to skin cancer in the blood stream, you may be referring to metastatic cancer which means that the cancer has spread to differ ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Confused?: A patient needs a transfusion when their hemoglobin is very low. It can happen in cancer patients for many reasons but they don't get blood just ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Transfusions given usually for anemia are usually selected from healthy patients. Even if an unknown malignant situation were present in the donor an ... Read More

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