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Could Stage Iv Prostate Cancer Cause Blood To Appear In My Urine
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
How to diagnose bladder cancer? I have blood in my urine. Can a urine test show if I have bladder cancer? Do other signs of bladder cancer show up in urine, like maybe cancer cells?
Pain on left side and pelvic and blood in urine, whitel blood cells and protein - is this UTI? Can it be sign of cervical or bowel cancer?
On avastin (bevacizumab) for ov cancer. Could there be a spike in ca125 because tumors are shrinking/dying and spilling their content into blood stream?
Yes, it is possible: Ca 125 is a tumor marker which helps to make decisions about response or lack of it. But it takes 2-3 serial values to decide if the tumor is getting better or worse; one reading does not help as it can be rising both from tumor getting worse or getting smaller and releasing tumor chemicals, which is what ca 125 is. It takes 2-3 mos to be able to get a clear picture. Also watch other tumor aspects. ...Read more
Maybe: Transitional cell carcinoma can be detected by urine cytology but it's not 100% sensitive. Other cancers such as breast or lung cancer will most likely not show up in the urine. Blood in the urine can be caused by many other things including chemotherapy for other cancers. Let your doctor know you have blood in the urine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could prostate cancer appear in your bloodworm? does having a swollen or enlarged prostate automatically indicate cancer?
NO: Elevation of screening prostate specific antigen (psa) is likely the first finding that leads to the eventual diagnosis of prostate cancer. However, an elevated psa is nonspecific and can occur with benign prostatic hypertrophy or prostatitis. An enlarged prostate is most likely a benign condition and unrelated to prostate cancer. The diagnosis of prostate cancer can only be made through a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does during chemotherapy the urine contains blood in prostrate cancer patient. if yes, how often and the amount is blood expected?
They have found blood and white blood cells in my urine but nothing will grow in the lab could it be bladder cancer urineating is very painful and very frequient. Have already taken 7 rounds of antibotics
Urine tested positive for blood said its normal for patients that had radiation therapy for prostate cancer also are ther any cancer cells in urine bl?
Possibly: Radiation therapy can cause inflammatory changes in the bladder which can result in microscopic blood in the urine. However a urine cytology should be performed to rule out possibly bladder abnormalities. Additionally, if the history of radiation therapy is in the past, then a cystoscopy (camera to look in your urethra and bladder) may be warranted. Please discuss further with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Father has prostate cancer. Spreded on outer prostate.did test to see if in bladder and it wasn't. Bone scan next if not found in bladder can it ther?
Here are some ...: How to treat prostate cancer is advised and decided on the basis of multiple factors - age, pace of PSA rising, tissue Gleason score, general health, concomitant illnesses, metastatic workup, etc. But in reality, the decision is still based on INDIRECT evidence to define if cancer is still clinically localized or spread.. Of note, microscopic spread is not detectable with any scans - bone scan, CT ...Read more
I am 26. I was passing blood after the urine. Doctor tasted my blood sample and found psa level 3.75.Is it the symptom of prosate cancer.?
No, PSA is < 4 is OK: At your age, this is most likely from some mechanical trauma in your urinary system, like a stone, or possibly infection. As you get older, you might have to think of renal cancer, and you might get other tests for this, but as far as your prostate goes, you seem to have no problem. If you had a rectal exam, and it was negative, with psa < 4 ng/ml, just follow up in a year, if not, get it now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated twice for uti, urine tests still showing high WBC but no infection, could this be bladder cancer? Pain lower left ab, cancer history in family
Tumour markers have increased from 700 to 1000 for CEA testing. Fatigue and abdominal cramps from colon cancer spread to liver. Can anything be don?
No: Unfortunately the options at this point are limited. We have to shift our goals from curing to caring. ...Read more
Can a blood test find liver cancer? My mom gets regular liver function tests. I think because of cirrhosis, or maybe another liver problem. I’m afraid the disease will cause cancer. Will cancer show up on the blood tests?
Sometimes: The diagnosis of cancer is made generally initially by various kinds of imaging tests - ultrasound, radionuclide liver scans and ct or mri, usually in patients where there is already suspicion. There is a test, called AFP (alpha fetoprotein) which is sometimes followed in patients with cirrhosis to try to detect cancer early; however, other conditions also cause it to go up. The best test=biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
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