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Chances Of Lymphoma After Thyroid Cancer
Chances of survival for a 24yo women with a 8.7cm papillary cancer of thyroid with metastic neck disease 13/15 lymph nodes were cancerous.
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
What are the odds of having stage 2B invasive ductal carcinoma her2 positive breast cancer and papillary thyroid cancer at age 40?
Odds are low.: But it is still possible to have both. Risk of having papillary thyroid before forty is about 13/100,000. Risk of having breast Ca is about 11/100,000. The overlap of the two independent events is slightly less than 1 in a million. ...Read more
Could male breast cancer reoccur in the thyroid after eight years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?
Cervical cancer: The chances of a second cancer are low after invasive cervical cancer. If you had radiation treatment, you are at increased risk of developing a uterine sarcoma. Any women with cervical cancer is at risk for development of other hpv related cancers: throat, vagina, vulva, anus. However, overall risk is < 1 in 10. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After total thyroidectomy with a small papillary carcinoma and no lymph involvement, what is recommended TSH level? Fam history of bone cancer
It depends: Marrow transplants can use your own cells or someone else's. These treatments have become very safe in many centers. Some centers even do this with your own cells in an outpatient setting. The benefit as a cancer treatment depends on the disease that this therapy is given for. ...Read more
Metastatis breast cancer stage IV. What are the chances of survival. already gone six sittings of chemo..
What are chances of stage 1 papillary carcinoma thyroid cancer coming back if I don't do radioactive iodine, but had surgery to remove entire thyroid?
Well...: The cancer can in the long run spread... And after Radioactive Iodine treatment the cure is almost 100%. Also there are two tests that determine the need: A total body I.131 scan and Thyroglobulin levels in the blood. Is any of these are positive it is imperative that you get radioactive Iodine treatment. Actually it is not a torturous treatment... ...Read more
Slightly, maybe: Good question. A fibroadenoma is absolutely not cancer and won't turn into cancer. There's some difference of opinion as to whether a woman who has had a fibroadenoma is more at risk for future breast cancer, but no one suggests that such a woman should do anything beyond the usual self-care, body awareness and routine cancer screening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian cancer : Ovarian cancer is a very serious often terminal disease. Gyn oncologists now treat it as a chronic, serious disease. However, with proper care more and more patient are living 5 years and more. Depending on the tumor's responsiveness to surgery and chemo, survival can be several years even after a 3rd, 4th or 5th recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly increased: I assume by nshl you mean nodular sclerosing hodgkins lymphoma. Your risk of breast cancer is higher than normal if you received radiation therapy to your mediastinum (chest) as part of treatment. The younger you are and the higher the radiation dose, the higher your risk. Breast MRI is recommended for breast cancer screening in women who have received mediastinal radiation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age: Radiation therapy of the breast does not affect the ovaries. This means that if you are still having periods, you can become pregnant if you do not use protection. If you are also having chemotherapy and are close to menopause, the chemo can put you into menopause then the chances of pregnancy are slim. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would male breast cancer reoccur in thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy: So stage 3 disease or lymph node involvement needs adjuvant chemotherapy. I also like to get a baseline ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis. The standard chemotherapy would be a regimen called folfox which is folinic acid, 5-fu, and oxaliplatin. The treatment is given every 2 weeks for 12 treatments or 6 months. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Survival rate: Depends on stage: early stage - stage i 25 to 30%. Stage 2 15%, stage 3 7%, stage 4 5%. ...Read more
Generally great: The worst kind of thyroid cancer is anaplastic-- the survival is short, usually months. For all other kinds, as long as the thyroid cancer hasn't spread to other organs, the survival is very favorable. Most patients end up dying *with* thyroid cancer, and not *from* thyroid cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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