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Can you tell me if there are types of cancers that do not cause pain until it is too late?

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Dr. R Condon Hughes answered

Specializes in Dermatopathology

Abdominal cancers (most often pancreas, gallbladder, ovarian, sometimes stomach and bowel) can grow unknown and without symptoms. When discovered, they can be so far advanced that treatment will not cure them.The good news is that our ability to diagnose cancers is getting better all the time.

Answered Feb 17, 2014

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