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How effective is proton therapy for localised stage 3A tumours in non-small cell lung cancer? When is it better than traditional radiotherapy?

How effective is proton therapy for localised stage 3A tumours in non-small cell lung cancer?  When is it better than traditional radiotherapy?

Controversial therap: Proton therapy is not commonly used to treat cancer, especially not Lung Cancer. It is still considered experimental therapy and is certainly not proven to be better than standard radiotherapy except in certain limited areas of the body such as spinal tumors etc. ...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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Is spiritual healing an effective treatment for cancer or tumors?

Is spiritual healing an effective treatment for cancer or tumors?

Not on it's own.: When it comes to cancer treatment methods outside the realm of traditional medicine, i try to keep an open-mind, recognizing that there is a lot about cancer that we don't understand. However, it is a dangerous practice to replace a proven therapy with one that is not--if you believe that spiritual healing may help, please pursue that in addition to traditional treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more more about liver and lung tumors, how many types of cancer, treatment options?

Can you tell me more more about liver and lung tumors, how many types of cancer, treatment options?

Metastasis : For lung tumors and liver tumors in a single patient it usually implies advanced or metastatic disease. If a colon tumor spreads just to liver it may be possible to resect colon lesion and liver lesion. Lung tumors need a thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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Which treatment is out there for small brain tumors that come from breast cancer?

Which treatment is out there for small brain tumors that come from breast cancer?

Srs,sgy,wholebrainrt: If they are small and few in number then either surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery may be good options. If there are a large number of them or if they are greater than 4cm in size then whole brain radiation therapy would be reccomended. Focussed radiation can spare the toxicity associated with whole brain tx and be completed in one fraction while whole brain rt is usually given over 10-15 txs. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment I have small cell lung cancer that has spread to the brain I have ten tumors what are my best options?

What is the best treatment I have small cell lung cancer that has spread to the brain I have ten tumors what are my best options?

Multidisciplinary: Small cell cancer is challenging even in early stage. All small cell cancer should be treated through a multidisciplinary thoracic oncology program with a targeted and individualized approach. Clinical trial enrollment when possible. The following link discusses general approach to treating nsclc and small cell, our best wishes are with you: http://goo.Gl/s6eme. ...Read more

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I heard about baking soda , maple syrup or molasses for shrinking tumors& cancer treatment. Is it helpful? Can I use it? Im stage4 lung cancer patient

I heard about baking soda , maple syrup or molasses for shrinking tumors& cancer treatment. Is it helpful? Can I use it? Im stage4 lung cancer patient

I am sorry: But I am sure that will not help cancer. Continue with the therapy that your doctor has recommended, eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly to reduce stress, and enjoy your time. ...Read more

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Can you survive with no treatment for small cell lung cancer that has moved to the brain my mom has 10 tumors?

Can you survive with no treatment for small cell lung cancer that has moved to the brain my mom has 10 tumors?

So sorry: The prognosis is not good, but your doctors can certainly treat her symptoms, control pain, nausea, general symptoms, and palliative treatment can improve her quality of life. Talk to your oncologist regarding lifespan issues, and get some advice. ...Read more

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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

Breast cancer, 2 tumors, one 1.4x1.7, the other .5.   Biopsy states IDC, ER+, PR- and HER2 neg.  
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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 more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"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


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more