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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 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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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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Can one swollen leg mean cancer?

Can one swollen leg mean cancer?

Yes but: Other things are more common than a compressive tumor or cancer leading to a blood clot, especially at 48. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Can cancer show up on a plain abdominal X-Ray?

Can cancer show up on a plain abdominal X-Ray?

Yes/no: A big tumor, big irregularity of a known organ can be seen......but it will miss a lot. CT is a better mode so also MRI. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal ultra sound test show cancer?

Can an abdominal  ultra sound test show  cancer?

Some (not all): An ultrasound of the abdomen is an excellent way of looking at solid-(liver, kidney, uterus, ovaries, spleen) and fluid-filled (gallbladder) organs; "not so much" for hollow ones such as the intestine. Therefore, it depends what type of cancer you are specifically looking for. A ct scan often provides complimentary and/or corroborating information. ...Read more

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Could cancer be missed in abdomen during laparoscopy?

Could cancer be missed in abdomen during laparoscopy?

Depends: It depends where the cancer is located. If the cancer small and is within an organ in the abdomen, it could be missed. Laparoscopy visualizes the external surfaces of the abdomen. ...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

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Swollen lymph show up any blood work if cancer or tumor, what to do?

Swollen lymph show up any blood work if cancer or tumor, what to do?

Unclear question: It appears that you have swollen lymph node. It needs to be examined to assess if it may be due to inflammation. It may need to be removed, if cancer is suspected. Once the diagnosis is established the treatment will depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What cancers usually lead to a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node?

What cancers usually lead to a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node?

Several: More common cancers leading to enlarged supraclavicular nodes include lymphoma (hodgkin and non-hodgkin), lung cancer, abdominal cancers such as esophageal and stomach, and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are survival times for gastric cancer after total stomach removal?

Depends on stage: At md anderson, patients who get chemo, radiation, and surgery may survive for a long time (5-7 yrs), depending on lymph node status. With chemo before and after surgery (magic trial) people live around two years. With chemo radiation after surgery (macdonald regimen) survival is less than two years. These are only statistical results, many other features contribute to prognosis. ...Read more

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Can a pill endoscopy be used to view the stomach for things like cancer?

Can a pill endoscopy be used to view the stomach for things like cancer?

Capsule endoscopy: Or pill endoscopy is best used in visualizing small bowel. For stomach, upper endoscopy remains standard in visualizing possible lesions. ...Read more

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What is fovalore hyperplasia in stomach, and can or does it lead to cancer?

Foveolar hyperplasia: Is a minor "chemical" irritation of the upper stomach lining. Associated with use of alcohol, nsaid's (advil, aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, naprosyn...), or from bile gastritis that could be a result of past surgery. No association with cancer. See your gastroenterologist who did the biopsy to discuss your results. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is it when prostate cancer spreads to the abdomen?

How harmful for your health is it when prostate cancer spreads to the abdomen?

Suggest treatment: Hello Maria, I hope I can be of help. Cancer spread is always serious, but in the case of prostate cancer treatments are available and should be discussed with the patients doctor or a Urologist or Oncologist. Best wishes, Dr. Long ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows air around kidney and swollen kidney on 7 year old could this be cancer?

Ultrasound shows air around kidney and swollen kidney on 7 year old could this be cancer?

Air around: the kidney? Do you mean air in bowel loops next to the kidney? Air that is actually in or around the kidney would be a sign of a severe type of infection. Was this in the US report or were you seeing something yourself on the screen? ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows air around kidney and swollen kidney on 7 year old could this be cancer?

Ultrasound shows air around kidney and swollen kidney on 7 year old could this be cancer?

Many possibilities?: There are many diseases in children that can exhibit the type of ultrasound result you describe. These include: acute and chronic renal failure, hydronephrosis, urinary tract infection, kidney infection, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and post strep glomerulonephritis. You need to discuss the results of the imaging with your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal discomfort in men. Will an u/s scan help rule out cancer or diagnose it?

Lower left abdominal discomfort in men. Will an u/s scan help rule out  cancer or diagnose it?

Diverticulitis +++: Possibilities are inflammation in little outpouches in sigmoid colon (diverticulae); irritable bowel syndrome (spastic bowel); ultrasound limited study. May need ct scan or colonoscopy if persists. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more