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Can para - aortic adenopathy whuch are swollen be treated if is a result of cancer or TB in the stomoch?

Can para - aortic adenopathy whuch are swollen be  treated if is a result of cancer or TB in the stomoch?

Depends: You have to treat the underlying disorder and then the adenopathy woulod be treated too. You just can't treat the adenopathy. ...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 cancers are there in the stomach area?

What cancers are there in the stomach area?

Several: Primary stomach cancer, otherwise known as adenocarcinoma. Primary stomach lymphoma, with the most common being diffuse large cell lymphoma. The other is called a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor or GIST. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

What are the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

Visceral problems: Masses related to cancer that appear in the abdomen have to be distinguished from lesions arising in retroperitoneum behind the abdominal content i.e. renal lesions or retroperitoneal sarcomas. In the abdomen the typical lesion is of stomach or bowel origin. Here one finds masses that grow, bleed and eventually obstruct bowel. When spread, the common site is to liver to cause jaundice. ...Read more

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Swollen ovary could mean ovarian cancer?

Swollen ovary could mean ovarian cancer?

Yes: Enlarged or swelled ovary could be sign of ovarian cancer. Need careful follow-up. If persist need biopsy. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph glands but not sick? Do I have cancer?

Swollen lymph glands but not sick? Do I have cancer?

Unlikely: The most common cause of swollen lymph nodes is infection (bacterial or viral). It sometimes can take 1-2 months for the enlarged lymph nodes to return to their normal size after an infection. If the lymph nodes continue to grow, occur in different areas of the body, or you start getting sick symptoms (fevers, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, fatigue), i would go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does having a swollen lymph node mean you have cancer?

Does having a swollen lymph node mean you have cancer?

No: The most common reason for a swollen lymph node is infection, like a sore throat with swollen, tender glands in the neck.One general rule is that if the lymph node is tender, it usually isn't cancer. ...Read more

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What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

Not many: Early stomach cancer is mostly asymptomatic. The person may have stomch discomfort, feeling of fullness and bloating, nause and vomiting. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/stomach-gastric-cancer. ...Read more