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Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

None proven: There is no "natural" treatment for cancer of any kind. Some cancers do grow so slowly that treatment is not necessary, but this is rare outside of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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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 treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

Depends: Depends on type of cancer, how much, location, other factors including extent of disease/spread, predisposing factors, e.g. Ibd, celiac disease. Generally requires surgery, perhaps chemotherapy. Check with GI md, oncologist (cancer specialist), surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Jejunal cancer?

What is the definition or description of: Jejunal cancer?

Malig. of mid SB: jejunum is the largest segment of small intestine situated between duodenum and ileum. While malignancies of bowel are most commonly found in the colon, the most frequent tumors of SB were GIST (36%) followed by lymphomas (24%) and adenocarcinomas (18%). Metastasis to lumen of small bowel also found in rare situations arising from primaries of lung and malignant melanoma. ...Read more

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What are the tests for jejunal cancer?

Biopsy: Jejunal cancers are uncommon. These may be lymphomas, connective tissue tumors or carcinomas. In most instances a biopsy of the lesion and examination of the tissue by a pathologist will be needed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

Obstruction: Cancers of the jejunum are uncommon and depending on the type may cause obstruction leading to abdominal swelling, vomiting, pain etc. In case of lymphomas there may enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen and elsewhere. Neuroendocrine tumors may produce flushing and cardiac defects i.e., carcinoid syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

Very rare: Jejunal cancer is very rare, and is an odd diagnosis to be concerned about. Signs would be blockage of the intestines, resulting in nausea, vomiting, and a distended abdomen, along with inability to pass gas or stool. However, there are far more non-cancerous reasons for all these symptoms, such as hernias or internal scar tissue (adhesions). ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

Many: The best thing is to avoid cancer causing activity such as smoking. Treatments vary for the type of cancer and there is a best for each category. In some cases a cure is likely and in other cancers unlikely. Treatments involve radiation, surgical removal, chemotherapy, immunomodulation and some toxin therapies. There is no single best treatment. ...Read more

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Where in the u.S. Is the center with best cures in cancer treatment, especially cervical cancer?

Where in the u.S. Is the center with best cures in cancer treatment, especially cervical cancer?

Many cancer centers: There many hospitals in the U.S. With expertise and a long record of excellence in treating cervical cancer. The best plan is prevention, with regular pap smears and good follow-up care. Consult sources such as U.S. News & world report hospital rankings to find an excellent hospital near you. If there is a major university in your area, it will likely have a good hospital associated with it. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me where is the best cancer treatment center for adult rhabdomyosarcoma?

Could you please tell me where is the best cancer treatment center for adult rhabdomyosarcoma?

There are many : In the usa there are several excellent sarcoma centers depending on your location to name a few: 1) ucla, los angeles, california 2) sloan kettering, ny, ny 3) md anderson, texas. ...Read more

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What is the best prostate cancer treatment and cure?

What is the best prostate cancer treatment and cure?

Depends: Early prostate cancer can be successfully treated with either surgery or radiation plus or minus hormone therapy. Metastatic cancer is not curable but can do well for a while with hormones. Some cancers, strange as it may sound, grow so slow that do not need treatment at all. The challenge sometimes is to define what is the proper therapy for a particular situation. There is no "best" treatment. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where i can find best cancer treatment?

"Best" is hard: To define, but some cancers have clear pathways, others are less well laid out. You can start on the net, but it is a quagmire of mixed good and bad information. Ask friends, church or community, ask your doctor what he would do for a family member, or go to a local or national cancer center. Get a second opinion if dissatisfied or just feels wrong. ...Read more

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What are the best cancer treatment centers of america for end stage cancers?

What are the best cancer treatment centers of america for end stage cancers?

No information: No one Cancer Treatment Center of America has been shown "better" than another. Something important to remember is that these centers often try unproven treatments in the desperate hope of help. As a cancer surgeon, I have seen many people disappointed by the promises made and not kept at these Centers. Please do careful research at any Center you attend. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What work best to treat radiation burns from cancer treatment?

What work best to treat radiation burns from cancer treatment?

Depends on severity: There r grades of skin irritation caused by radiation reactions. Erythema and hyperpigmentation occur first with some itching. Can lead to desquamatiin/peeling, initially dry and can become wet & oozing. Initial changes are soothed with Hydrocortisone or aquaphor. Many products for intermediate redness and soreness. 4peeling/burn silvadene/tylenol.Hyperbaric oxygen tx for non healing wounds. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best treatment for radiation burns from cancer treatment?

Please help! what is the best treatment for radiation burns from cancer treatment?

Ointments : Radiation burns to the skin should be treated conservatively with steroid ointments if they can help.. If the damage is severe, resection with skin grafting or pedicle flaps may have to be employed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

See phlebologist: Secondary lymphedema due to groin dissection, radiation to the pelvis can be evaluated by a phlebologist. Evaluation of the venous system in the legs may be contributing to the swelling/weeping, and fixing this may help. Lymphedema therapist in physical therapy dept can help you. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find phlebologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to quit smoking right before/during cancer treatment?

Could you tell me what's the best way to quit smoking right before/during cancer treatment?

Motivated or Not?: Right before or during cancer treatment? How about quit smoking now - immediately! the fastest way i know to address this is through acupuncture. But the person needs to have at least a modicum of motivation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best small cell lung cancer treatment nowadays?

Can you tell me about the best small cell lung cancer treatment nowadays?

See below: Treatment of small cell lung cancer depends on the stage. If it is limited stage the treatments involve chemotherapy along with radiation and if it is extensive stage then chemotherapy is the main stay of treatment (though in some situations palliative radiation can be considered). ...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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Jejunal Cancer (Definition)

jejunum is the largest segment of small intestine situated between duodenum and ileum. While malignancies of bowel are most commonly found in the colon, the most frequent tumors of SB were GIST (36%) followed by lymphomas (24%) and adenocarcinomas (18%). Metastasis to lumen of small bowel also found in rare situations arising from primaries of ...Read more


Dr. Michael Thompson
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Cancer Treatment (Definition)

Cancer is a very broad term for all types of solid and blood malignancies. The treatments vary by biology , research and phase of ...Read more