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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?

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?

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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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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