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Adenoid Cystic Tumor
Ct found ovarian cystic mass, does that mean a cyst. Can a CT scan tell the difference between a cyst and tumor? Worried about ovarian cancer.
Adenoids are lymphatic tissue found in the airway behind the nose in the back of the throat. Adenoids are made up of the same type of tissue as the tonsils. Both help fight infections. However, unlike the tonsils, they cannot be seen by looking in the throat. Adenoids are found in children and begin to regress before puberty. In children, enlarged adenoids can cause obstruction of the nasal airway leading to difficulty breathing, breathing through the mouth, nasally voice, ...Read more
What to do if I have told my friends What to do if I have adenoid cystic carcinoma but every time I tell them,they get scared.why ?
Slow growing: adenoid cystic Ca is a rare usually slow growing cancer that predominates in the salivary glands of the head and neck. While survival is very good even with mets, its best to have the lesion removed before it spreads. It is not contagious and friends should be told that it has already been removed and can not be spread by contact. ...Read more
Plan: I'm sorry about your brother. If there is no possibility of a cure, he may still have a good while ahead of him, or the disease may take him quickly. He needs to make his wishes known and, since this is an uncommon entity, he may want a few different opinions. ...Read more
What lymph nodes would swell and b affected if u have a tumor in the posterior part of the hard palate?
Does the hard lump on my head mean that I have some kinda skull tumor (bone cancer)?! I'm worried! Is it normal?
If a person has a cyts or a tumor nd if it canerous can they go two years without seeking medical attention?
Whoa: Don't delay treatment for a possible cancer. Some are extremely slow-growing, some are certain to kill if neglected for two years, but all need to be addressed quickly. Our health care system is sickeningly dysfunctional but it should be possible to get you seen, perhaps at a big-city med school. I'm sorry the question arose & i wish you the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lots are benign: Tumors of the pancreas are often benign, and often just cysts. It really takes a specialized team to be able to determine tumors/cysts are benign and can be followed without surgical removal and which require further evaluation and potentially surgical removal. CT scans, MRI scans, and endoscopic ultrasound are the most common tests to make this determination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a tumor on my normal size spleen anything to be worries about? Any additional tests recommended?
Be more exact: We need complete information about your Spleen and the tumor. Send us the exact information from the Tests done which showed this tumor. Was it a CT scan that shows this tumor? The radiologist can indicate whether it is likely to be benign(?cystic) or potentially cancerous (size matters here). A properly done CT scan or MRI can answer your questions. Ask your doctor about all of above. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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