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Weight loss causrd by tumor

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gulley
26 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It depends: Larger or more aggressive cancers are the type of cancers more typically associated with weight loss. Smaller tumors that maybe cured by local treatme ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Why cancer: Why you are concern about cancer, is it the weight loss 10 %?over 12 months is very normal how is your appetite. If you feel there is something wrong ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Concerning: If there is a sudden rapid weightloss it is concerning that there is a problem. Whether it is cancerous can only be identified by further testing - yo ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not usually: Assuming that you have had a ct showing a mass in your adrenal it should be worked up to make sure that it is not producing hormones and has no radiog ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Needs further evalua: This person should see a Medical doctor(Internist) or a specialist(like a Hematologist) to sort out the cause of her anemia and low platelet count. I ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying : It's the cells that are small, not the tumors. Incipient lung cancers may be there but they're not making you sick yet. Do you have Addison's? Gluten ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 years experience Neurology
Possible: For tumor identification, a CT scan or an MRI with contrast should be done. Was your scan done with contrast? If it was with contrast and still negati ... Read More
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A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Here are 2 options: Surgery can be done on 85 year olds depending on their cardio-pulmonary reserve. If his heart failure is well controlled and his Ejection fraction is ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Inflamed uterus?: I am not familiar with this issue. Please clarify.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Pain in arm or neck: Not likely to get pain in the arm or neck from a brain tumor without having signs of brain stem dysfunction. There are other conditions that need to ... Read More
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