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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Tonsil: Good question. If a tonsil is truly asymmetric we recommend it be removed. Sometimes the only easy to tell is to get a ct scan of that area
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsil cancer: is rather uncommon but would not expect a cancer to stay about the same for 10 years. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical ad ... Read More

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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raja Mudad
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Unusual: Very unusual to present with bone metastases. Likelihood there is nothing outside the neck.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Metastasis to bone: From head and neck cancer, oropharynx like yours, or oral cavity, occur, but usually they occur within 2 years of diagnosis, and that means the loco-r ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Throat cancer: Can present, or have metachronous metastasis to bones. . . It and lung cancer are the common metastatic sites. Usually this occurs within 2-3 years a ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
No answer for: This depends. It is different for different people.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
The primary cancer: Is the place where the mets started from. The mets are secondary cancer.... Bone mets usually come from lung and colon and breast cancer.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Tumors can: Go to the lung substance, or to the lining of the chest cavity. As the tumor expands or fluid accumulates, it crowds out the abilty of the lung to do ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
If you mean a that: Stomach tumor announces itself by an ovarian mass, the answer is yes, even has a name called kruckenberg tumor, but that applies to any tumor travelli ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Speak to oncologist: Isolated pulmonary metastasis best dealt by resecting it and continuing the chemotherapy, and patients do well . Speak to your oncologist , if you ar ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different results: Metastasis arises from primary, the former being clonal and the primary, polyclonal. What spreads to a site such as liver or lung can only grow withi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Cancer spread. : Metastasis is the spread of cancer from the place that it formed to other organs in the body. This usually is a bad sign prognostically, indicating mo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Cancers of the head/neck can spread to the other neck, lungs, bones, liver, etc. Depending on the type and stage surgery initially can be appropriate. ... Read More
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