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Cancer Spread To Spine
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
Stage 4 lung cancer. Spread to spine. Paralyzed lower body from cancer. Have a lot of gas in stomach. How can I get rid of gas/ bloated stomach?
Spine Metastasis: Usually nothing happens, actually. If patients with breast cancer, as many as 80% will have mets at autopsy. So, it depends upon tumor type. Lytic tumors do weaken the bone and could cause fracture (myeloma, lung, renal cell, thyroid). While blastic tumors are not at higher risk of fracture. Worst case is aggressive tumors that cause spinal cord pressure and possible paralysis. Pain precedes these. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Metastasis.: Prostate cancer, when it spreads, can often metastasize to the bones of the spine. If this happens, there may be no symptoms at all, but may eventually cause bony pain, fractures, or compression of the spinal cord. Fortunately, there are many hormonal, immunologic, and chemotherapy options for patients with metastatic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not long...: ...I'm afraid, particularly if it's spread to the brain. It may vary depending on whether he gets treatment and how well it works but in general his prognosis is very poor. I would focus on helping him feel as good as possible for whatever time he is given rather than guessing how long he actually has. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Someone i know had breast cancer about 3 years ago. Within the past year, the cancer spread to the spine and liver. What is the prognosis?
My dad was diagnosed with kidney cancer spread to his liver, spine 5 weeks ago now in bed all time coz of pain, how long does he have roughly pls?
Diagnosis of breast cancer - spread to ribs and spine -biopsy pending. Mam on 11/12 neg. I feel fine. Is it still possible that this is stage 3 not 4?
Wait 4 biopsy result: What imaging did you have to evaluate the bone? To disprove that those lesions are not metastatic disease- it requires biopsy to all those lesions and to demonstrate that all biopsies taken from those lesions are negative. My suggestion is for you to wait for the biopsy result- i assume the biopsy was done to one of those bony lesions, correct? I hope they got enough tissue from the right location. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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