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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 endometrial cancer, also in my cervix. If it spread to my cervix can I assume it's spread somewhere else? I'm 39.

I have endometrial cancer, also in my cervix.  If it spread to my cervix can I assume it's spread somewhere else?  I'm 39.

Don't assume: Don't assume , instead i recommend you to ask your doctor regarding your stage and treatment plan. It can spread directly, through lymphatic organ, and via blood. If the cancer spreads to cervix but it does not spread beyond the uterus -it means- at least it is a stage ii. See this re- detail staging ...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

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