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My sister has been diagnosed with cholangio carcinoma cancer ?

My sister has been diagnosed with cholangio carcinoma cancer
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Biliary cancer.: While uncommon as far as GI malignancies, cholangiocarcinoma typically carries a poor prognosis. Your sister needs to discuss options with her Oncologist. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can you tell me the difference between the words "cancer" and "carcinoma"?

Can you tell me the difference between the words "cancer" and "carcinoma"?

Subclass: Cancers are tumors driven by destabilized genomes, accumulating mutations and acquiring the ability to invade and spread. If the original cell from which a cancer arose was an epithelium (surface covering or gland), it's called a carcinoma. A majority of cancers fall into this category. ...Read more

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How to treat carcinoma cancer?

How to treat carcinoma cancer?

In many ways. : Depends on the kind and the stage and also on the general condition of the patient. If you are a bit more specific, we could perhaps answer your question better. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about carcinoma ventriculi cancer?

What can you tell me about carcinoma ventriculi cancer?

Stomach cancer: This diagnosis would only appear nowadays on an old death certificate. It used to be much more common, probably because there was more helicobacter and food was not so well preserved. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is adena carcinoma cancer?

Adenocarcinoma : Means that the cancer cells make up glands when looked under the microscope. It is a very common histology that can originate from almost any organ. If you are a bit more specific, perhaps we could be of more help. ...Read more

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What is a neuroendocrine carcinoma cancer?

What is a neuroendocrine carcinoma cancer?

Interesting cancer: This is a type of cancer that mostly arises either from the small intestine, pancreas, or lung. They are unusual because some can produce certain hormones which cause symptoms like weight gain or weight loss, or diabetes, or diarrhea depending on which hormone is produced. If caught early, many are curable with surgical removal. The abbreviation is "NET" and another name is a carcinoid tumor. ...Read more

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Describe to me what ductal carcinoma cancer is?

Describe to me what ductal carcinoma cancer is?

Breast cancer: Ductal carcinoma in-situ is the earliest stage of a breast cancer. It is also referred to as dcis or non-invasive breast cancer. Dcis is when the cancer cells are growing within the breast ducts. At this stage, it is usually not palpable on physical examination. It is usually discovered where there are abnormal microcalcifications seen on a mammogram. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about neuroendocrine carcinoma cancer?

Where's the primary?: Neuroendocrine carcinomas tend to be quite aggressive and are often more difficult than the more common cancers arising at the same site. If you can let us know where it arose (cervix, pancreas, some other?), we can help you out. ...Read more

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What are the differences between sarcoma and carcinoma cancers?

What are the differences between sarcoma and carcinoma cancers?

Derivation: sarcomas arise from supportive tissues of the body. They are found in and derived from muscle, fibrous tissue and fascia, fat, nerve, blood vessel and bone. Spread is to liver and lung. Carcinomas arise from secretory and epithelial membrane spreading first to regional nodes as seen with breast, colon and lung. They respond differently to chemo. ...Read more

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Are squamous cell carcinomas indicitive of other cancers present in the body?

No: You may be thinking of the sign of leser-trelat, in which numerous seborrheic keratoses pop up all-of-a-sudden; there's often a hidden colon cancer. These are a different skin lesion. ...Read more

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