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Does badal cell carcinoma itch?

Does badal cell carcinoma itch?

Yes it can: Usually slow growth, painless, may fell rough or like a bump. Pearly pink surface. With growth can ulcerate & bleed & itch. See derm please. ...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 is appendiceal carcinoma from?

What is appendiceal carcinoma from?

The appendix.: There are may cancers of the appendix. The most common primary cancer is adenocarcinoma, with signet ring cell carcinoma having a worse prognosis. Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma is seen in mucus in the peritoneum. The appendix is a source of primary lymphomas, and cancers like breast, colon, and female genital tract can metastasize there. Appendiceal tumors can present with peritoneal seeding. ...Read more

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What causes squarmis cell carcinoma?

What causes squarmis cell carcinoma?

Depends on location: The most common form of squamous cell carcinoma (scc) occurs on skin, with sun damage being the leading cause. Scc can also occur in the esophagus, lung, oral cavity, and anal canal. Prolonged exposure to irritants such as smoking and chewing tobacco can lead to increased risk of scc in the lung and oral cavity. A certain type of virus (human papillomavirus) can also increase the risk of scc. ...Read more

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What is transitional cell carcinoma?

What is transitional cell carcinoma?

TCC: TCC is a malignancy which arises from the lining cells of the bladder or ureters. Its also know as urothelial carcinoma. TCC is most commonly found in the bladder and usually discovered about seeing blood in the urine. Once biopsied a pathologist will determine grade and depth of invasion. Both will determine treatment. ...Read more

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Do you know about calangio carcinoma?

Do you know about calangio carcinoma?

Yes: Cholangiocarcinoma. There are abundant resources online once you have the spelling. ...Read more

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What causes mucoepidermiod carcinoma?

Bad luck: All cancers arise from accumulated mutations on clones-within-clones of cells. Mucoepidermoid carcinomas are fairly common wherever there are big or small salivary glands, and some places where there are other glands that can mimic the pattern. There are no clear environmental or behavioral risk factors. ...Read more

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What is meant by hepetocellula carcinoma?

Cancer of the liver: Hepatocellular ca is cancer of the liver. It's more common in men than women, and in people over 50. Most common cause is cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, due to alcohol abuse, hepatitis b or c, autoimmune disease, or other reasons. Hepatocellular ca is a primary cancer of the liver, as opposed to cancer that starts elsewhere (breast, lung, etc.) and spreads to the liver. ...Read more

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How does ando carcinoma effect your hunger?

Huh?: If you mean "adenocarcinoma" that is describing a glandular origin to cancer and isn't a specific type..Usually need to know what organ it's coming from. Many reasons and types of cancer can affect appetite. Depends on many things. Need more info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of basel cell carcinoma?

Basal cell cancer: Basal cell carcinoma (bcc) is a common skin cancer. Chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight is the most important risk factor. Can manifest as as a pink or flesh-colored papule- slightly scaly papule or plaque. Ulceration is common. This is a locally inavisve cancer and diagnosed usualy at early stage- thus it is highly curable- with surgical resection. ...Read more

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What is a carcinoma and how is it different from a malignancy?

Confusing terms: Malignancy is a generic term, like cancer. There are many different kinds depending on the location of the cancer, and the cell type. Carcinoma is another generic term that just means cancer. Specific types of carcinoma are adenocarcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma, neuroendocrine cancer, etc. ...Read more