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Cancer Colorectal Phase 4 In Patients Of 86 Years Old
What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?
Cancer at young age: Compared to other cancers that could happen to people - testicular cancer, hodgkin's lymphoma, certain sarcoma and leukemia are more likely - with young patients at 24 year old. Those 4 can happen without family history. Patients with hereditary cancer syndrome ( breast, thyroid, stomach, brain) can be presented with cancer at younger age- but usually there is a family history with cancer there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I understand your: Q. You mean, a secondary bone cancer, ie, it has spread from somewhere else. So a cure is out of question. Its treatment would be determined by the type of the primary tumor, its location, where else (besides the bone) has it spread to, eg, lungs or brain; how aggressive chemo or radiation therapy is given to him, his general condition, any other medical conditions he has; how he tolerates them? ...Read more
I am 16 years old. I'm very afraid I may have colorectal cancer or ovarian cancer. My symptoms are very similar. Is it too late to treat either?
Cancer: There are many things that cause diarrhea, pain, and bloating. Particularly at your age, cancer would not be a top consideration, it would be pretty far down on the list. Don't speculate on the worst possible case scenario. See your doctor, he/she will help sort it out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
We have a cancer patient taking radiation therapy, should my 3 years old son has contact with him? is there certain time we should wait after session?
58 Years old diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer and spread to liver with 7+cm tumor and lesions in the lung. What kind of life expectancy?
It Depends: Recent progress in genetic typing of individual Colon Ca tumors and genetic specific tumor drugs is leading to better understanding of likelihood of treatment success. See: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Arun_Azad/publication/246837094_Predicting_the_response_to_targeted_therapy_in_metastatic_colorectal_cancer/links/5419c4180cf2218008bf9f8a.pdf I recommend getting into a clinical trial. ...Read more
Male patient 61 years old known case of locally advanced non small lung cancer recieved chemotherapy and radiotherapy 1 year ago known to have HCV +ve since that time of its diagnosis with cancer now developed generalized edema and his serum bilirubin
Clarify: please complete you case and be clear about the question.. We would like to help you and your loved one ...Read more
My father-in-law who is 90 years old is a prostate cancer patient. Lately he has swelling in his legs. What could be the reason?
Some ideas: Very likely the prostate cancer is in the lymph nodes around his inferior vena cava and is compressing them. In my experience this often gets missed. He might instead have congestive heart failure, deep vein thrombi in the legs or vena cava, or any of several other things. A physical exam & perhaps imaging might show a treatable cause. Glad you are here for him. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast cancer, 2 tumors, one 1.4x1.7, the other .5. Biopsy states IDC, ER+, PR- and HER2 neg.
Ki67 score 50
Treatment mastectomy, chemo and tamoxifen.
What are your thoughs on treatment??? Patient is 32 years old
Curative: At 32, you have a long life ahead of you. By removing the breast with multiple tumors, you are saving yourself a lot of aggravation. There is nothing to keep a cancer from reoccurring in that breast! You did the right thing. Do not look back. You need to move forward! You are getting good treatment from your Provider! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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