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Please suggest what type of cancers can cause back pain ?

Please suggest what type of cancers can cause back pain ?

From: Kidney cancer to metastatic or in situ bone cancer, pleura in sum, any structure that has nerves nearby. Now, back pain most commonly caused by other reasons like arthritis, rarely infections, bone fracture. Hope this helps, seek assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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When pancreatic cancer starts causing back pain, does it come and go, or does it stay constant?

When pancreatic cancer starts causing back pain, does it come and go, or does it stay constant?

Usually constant: It is not always there and it may fluccctuate in intensity but it is progressive and will require pain medicines if it is from advanced cancer. ...Read more

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How does esophageal cancer cause back pain?

How does esophageal cancer cause back pain?

By spread: Early stages the esophageal cancer will not have symptoms, later will develop difficulty of swallowing, as the tumor start to spread to lymph nodes and vertebra will have pain. ...Read more

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Why does pancreatic cancer cause back pain?

Good: Question and has to do with retro peritoneal structures, that unlike those held by the omentum in front, these structures have nerves that send pain from back. ...Read more

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If pancreatic cancer causes back pain why would bending forward take the pain away?

Nerve root relief: Back pain associated with pancreatic cancer is due to compression by the tumor on the celiac plexus nerves that run along the spine. Leaning forward could theoretically cause pain relief by opening the disk spaces and relieving the tension off of the celiac plexus. Leanin forward will also allow the pancreas to fall forward, thus relieving pressure off of the nerves that transmit the pain. ...Read more

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Why does stomach cancer cause back pain?

Abdominal pain: It a very complicated issue, but a quick answer is either from mets in the abdomen or mets in the spine. You have to have your spine checked. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer cause lower back pain?

Does colon cancer cause lower back pain?

Thanks for asking!: I agree plus many causes of low backache and colon cancer can do it too. ...Read more

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Can breast cancer cause upper back pain?

Can  breast cancer  cause upper back pain?

Yes: Breast cancer can metastasize to vertebrae and if it happens to affect the veterbrae in the upper back, it will result in pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more