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Which color ribbon represents spleen cancer?

Which color ribbon represents spleen cancer?

Lymphoma: Hodgkin's is violet, non-hodgkin's is lime green. These are the two that are likely to pop up in the spleen. ...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 does the cancer ribbon mean to cancer survivors?

What does the cancer ribbon mean to cancer survivors?

Hope,badge ofcourage: They see and instantly identify with others wearing the cancer pin telling them that they are not alone in this fight- that there are others that have traveled the same journey and are still here - as a sign of hope and a source of information , counseling, commiserating , and to share a good cry and a good laugh. But do not ask me --- ask them - they will readily tell you their story. ...Read more

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Bumps around my cervix is it cancer ?

Bumps around my cervix is it cancer ?

Need biopsy: Bumps can be many things.- Your Gyn should examine it and will biopsy it and send to a pathologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is a lump near my cervix cancer?

Is a lump near my cervix cancer?

Possibly: Please have your doctor evaluate the lump to figure out what the lump is as one of the things it can be is cancer. ...Read more

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Can having rough sex injure your cervix? Is it more likely to cause cervical cancer?

Can having rough sex injure your cervix? Is it more likely to cause cervical cancer?

Unlikely . . .: If you're referring to plain ol' penile-vaginal sex with a bit more effort, then "rough" vigorous sex should not injure your cervix any more so than "romantic, artful" (?) sex, which is to say, no. Unprotected sex w/multi-partners, whether all at once or just over time, can increase risk for cervical cancer via HSV infection. One last thought: if you use toys, then I suppose injury is possible. ...Read more

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They found patches on my cervix and took a biopsy. Im scarred it might b cancer. ?

They found patches on my cervix and took a biopsy.  Im scarred it might b cancer.  ?

Unlikely: At your age cancer is very unlikely . The disorder that your doctor is checking for is cervical inflammation or "dysplasia" which can be serious if not diagnosed early.NOT TO WORRY , sounds like your Doctor has everything "under control"! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have what feels like a bump on my cervix. I'm worried it might be cancer. I feel ok just sometimes i get a weird slight pain. Any ideas?

I have what feels like a bump on my cervix.  I'm worried it might be cancer. I feel ok just sometimes i get a weird slight pain. Any ideas?

Get medical check up: Get a pelvic examination done from a gynecologist to find out the reality. It is easy for doctor to take a look inside and tell you what is the reality. more than likely it is nothing but you will feel better once it has been checked by a doctor, so that your mind can rest in peace! ...Read more

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Do asians have a bigger possibility to have cervix cancer?

Not particularly.: Cervical cancer is a hpv related cancer which is transmitted sexually. Often there is less education on the topic but also fewer women going for screening which can lead to higher numbers of cervical cancer. Here is a good overview of cervical cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/cervical-cancer. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer starts at the cervix and spreads to the lympy nodes in your back?

Which type of cancer starts at the cervix and spreads to the lympy nodes in your back?

Cancer of the Cervix: The cancer starting on the cervix is called Cervical cancer(sometimes, it is called cancer of the Cervix). It can spread to the local and regional lymph nodes. such nodes may be located in the Pelvis or along the Aorta which runs along the front of the spine(our back region) ...Read more

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How long can people with untreated cervix cancer live?(p.S can you give me the ans in the numbers of years?)

Depends on stage? : Could be from few months to a few years to many many years - if it is caught in a very early stage and is completely cured. All depend on the stage . Early stage can be cured. It is very important to have regular screening pap smear as recommended by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are the cervix cancer symptoms ?

Bleeding and pain.: Early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear: vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause. Watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor. Pelvic pain or pain during intercourse. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old n I have cervix cancer. What are my options?

I'm 20 years old n I have cervix cancer. What are my options?

????????????????: The proper venue for treatment of such a diagnosis is the place where it was made. No internet site can provide detailed input on such an issue.We do not have the history, physical and access to the patient.If you are just pursuing a "what if" question, you should frame it as such. ...Read more

Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more