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What is the best cancer hospital?

What is the best cancer hospital?

More than one!: There are many Cancer centers of international repute located in different cities , states and countries. In Texas, MD Anderson cancer Center in Houston has been ranked number one in the US, so go for it. But there are also some others located in Dallas and San Antonio. Find an Oncologist and seek his/her advice first and then ask where you might be able to obtain a second opinion. ...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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What is the best hospital in new york state to receive treatment for prostat cancer.

What is the best hospital in new york state to receive treatment for prostat cancer.

Many great options: There are many great hospitals through out new york state, which would be excellent places to receive superb treatment of prostate cancer. Memorial sloan kettering would have to be consider one of the best, however. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest me the best hospital in delhi/ncr for 'uterus cancer'?

Can anyone suggest me the best hospital in delhi/ncr for 'uterus cancer'?

Many: Many from all india medical inst to many , youve to find from your referal doctor. Why delhi , best hospital are in your own town ? ...Read more

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What is the best hospital for prostate cancer treatment in new delhi / or in india?

What is the best hospital for prostate cancer treatment in new delhi / or in india?

Tell us more?: If you can tell us your history in detail and let us know what stage is your prostate cancer in right now? There are many good doctors, it all depends on your cancer stage and your mobility to consult a good surgeon or Radiotherapist if it is early Cancer, but you will need a medical oncologist if it is stage -4(metastatic Cancer). Send us the stage info, then we can guide you further. ...Read more

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What is the best hospital or medical center in the us for colon cancer treatment and surgeries and how do these medical centers rank worldwide?

What is the best hospital or medical center in the us for colon cancer treatment and surgeries and how do these medical centers rank worldwide?

Many choices : There are many excellent centers for colon cancer surgery in the us. Top hospitals include johns hopkins, mskcc, university of pennsylvania, baylor, ochsner institute, ucsf, mayo clinic, cleveland clinic and many others. Consult us news & world report online to find a highly ranked center near you. ...Read more

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What is the best doctor or hospital to go to for a rare aggressive cancer- small cell breast cancer with bone metasis? No cases are found in the u.S.

What is the best doctor or hospital to go to for a rare aggressive cancer- small cell breast cancer with bone metasis? No cases are found in the u.S.

Many considerations.: Certainly, there are well known centers in the U.S. With great reputations for experienced cancer care. But excellent care can be obtained at many centers across the country, so it is important to weigh other factors as well. Don't forget that proximity to friends and family is important, as is the potential to need consistent followup care. Seek multiple options and find physicians you trust. ...Read more

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My mom has just been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The doctor will do the chemotherapy in his office. Which is the best place for it, the doctor's office or a cancer hospital?

My mom has just been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The doctor will do the chemotherapy in his office. Which is the best place for it, the doctor's office or a cancer hospital?

Office: Oncologists routinely give chemotherapy in their office in the outpatient setting, usually in a space designed for that purpose. This also avoids the risk if contracting anything resistant from the hospital setting. ...Read more

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Most towns in Florida are small with small hospitals. Maybe not the best situation when a person has been diagnosed with a significant cancer issue?

Most towns in Florida are small with small hospitals. Maybe not the best situation when a person has been diagnosed with a significant cancer issue?

Discuss with MD: You may need to spend some time at a medical center for some of your treatments. You may also, in certain circumstances, be able to have portions of your treatments done by a local physician with the guidance of the doctors at the major center. Speak with your cancer physician for details. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which hospitals in US are among the best at treating thymus cancers? Prefer academic hospitals or major cancer centers. Thanks for your referral!

Which hospitals in US are among the best at treating thymus cancers?  Prefer academic hospitals or major cancer centers.  Thanks for your referral!

Believe it or not: Believe it or not University hospital of Missouri is actually first for thymus cancers including thymoma at least it was the case within the last 5 years. The important thing is connecting with a doctor you trust. Most oncologists can treat all kinds of cancers, even the rare ones, as long as they keep up with the literature and clinical trials. ...Read more

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Which hospitals are considered the best for curing skin cancer?

Which hospitals are considered the best for curing skin cancer?

Hospitals do not: Care for patients, doctors do. Your choice of doctor is more important than your choice of hospital. The best doctor may be a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, but the most important factor is that you have confidence in and feel comfortable with the doctor you choose. ...Read more

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