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A 31-year-old male asked:
a ct scan revealed a 3.5cm solid mass abuts the pancreas. he said it did not look like cancer. it looked like pancreatic tissue. any ideas what it could be?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Uncertain: A soft tissue mass on CT scan can be benign or malignant(Cancer). A biopsy is required to determine its nature and to exclude cancer. If the patient is asymptomatic, then a short term follow up and repeat CT scan can guide you further. if it doe snot increase in size over 2 to 4 months, it may be benign, but a longer follow up for about 12 months is advised.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to take pancreatic enzymes while pregnant or breastfeeding?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Pancreatic enzymes are natural chemicals that help break down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, and are available in prescription and non-prescription forms. Since the non-prescription forms are usually purchased "otc, " they are not regulated by the fda and quality can vary among manufacturers. All in all, however, they are considered safe in pregnancy and nursing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How soon can I get pregnant after breast cancer?
3 doctor answers • 35 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Need more info: You need to consult with your oncologist and obstetrician. It depends on your stage of breast cancer and how well you have responded to treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Can plastic surgeons remove skin from noses for a small are of skin cancer?
3 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What does the pet/ct scan of the brain tell you?
5 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Scan: Tells you if you have metastatic disease a primary tumor or a brain abscess.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What happened at komen foundation for breast cancer screening?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
They do great job: Susan komen gets breast ca in her thirties and dies in her thirties, due to lack of awareness, treatment choices is the genesis , over billion dollars were well spent, many lives were saved, . Due to cure support of planned parenthood, trapped in political controversy, major leaders resigned, great organisations will never die, and are needed to save more woman.
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Last updated Jan 25, 2017
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