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How early can bone cancer be diagnosed? What are early symptoms?

How early can bone cancer be diagnosed? What are early symptoms?

Vary with type of ca: Some bone cancers cause pain and swelling, others may be silent in the early stages. There are too many different types of bone cancers to provide one answer to the question. ...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 a stage where pancreatic or liver cancer can be diagnosed early enough to be treated?

What is a stage where pancreatic or liver cancer can be diagnosed early enough to be treated?

In situ: For any cancer , earliest stage is the formation of cancer cells with out invasion to adjacent membrane , which is rarely detected in those two cancers. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of cancer how can you tell that your symptoms are really connected with cancer?

What are early symptoms of cancer how can you tell that your symptoms are really connected with cancer?

Depends....: ...on the specific cancer, of course. Unfortunately, many cancer patients do not develop symptoms until it's too late. Thus the importance of prevention (living healthy, avoiding tobacco, HPV vaccine, etc.) and early detection (screening tests). If you have any unexplained symptoms, please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms that might be from bone cancer ?

What are the early symptoms that might be from bone cancer ?

Pain: It depends a lot on whether the tumor started in the bone, or spred there from another source. Best way to evaluate is to see your physician, and get a few tests, mainly xrays. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of ovarian cancer?

What can be initial symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Non specific: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain. ...Read more

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What are the very early signs of pregnancy and how early can you get symptoms ?

What are the very early signs of pregnancy and how early can you get symptoms ?

Some small changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can start just before missing a period. She can do a urine preg. test 1 week after missing her period, to see if she will have a baby. ...Read more

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How early can you diagnose breast cancer?

How early can you diagnose breast cancer?

VERY early!: How? Regular mammograms. As many as a third of all breast cancers detected by mammography are stage 0 (dcis), with cure rates that approach 100%. Furthermore, cancers can often be detected on mammography years before they could ever be palpated. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of cancer?

What can be initial symptoms of cancer?

Varied: Cancer can present as a lump, growth(often painless)and general symptoms of weakness, weight loss, loss of appetite and sometimes prolnged fever lasting for more than 2-3 weeks in duration. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are early symptoms of cancer onset?

Could you tell me what are early symptoms of cancer onset?

Depends...none?: That is tough to answer. Symptoms of any cancer depend on the kind, aggressiveness, and location. Sadly, very few (if any) cancers will give you an early warning so it is important to stay up to date on age and risk-specific screening tests and to live a healthy lifestyle. About 2/3 of cancer deaths could be theoretically preventable if we lived healthy lives and did not smoke. ...Read more

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How to tell if these are early symptom of schizophrenia?

How to tell if these are early symptom of schizophrenia?

What symptoms?: Please ask the question again and clarify what symptoms you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Very early stages of macular degeneration. How can it be detected?

Very early stages of macular degeneration. How can it be detected?

Examination: Macular degeneration is mostly an age related deficiency in the circulation to the center of the back of the eye where the sharpest vision is detected. Early stages will cause some central blur uncorrectable with eyeglasses. Your ophthalmologist can notice changes on retinal examination. If you are having problems get an ophthalmologic examination. ...Read more

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What diseases have early symptoms similar to lymphoma?

What diseases have early symptoms similar to lymphoma?

Differs: Different types of lymphoma have different symptoms. The more aggressive types frequently have symptoms such as fevers, night sweats, and unexplained weight loss. Tb (tuberculosis) is one infectious disease that can have similar symptoms, but frequently with cough. Other cancers also can have similar symptoms. Fevers and weight loss can also be part of an autoimmune disease such as lupus. ...Read more

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How early to pregnant symptoms show? Also, what may these early symptoms be?

How early to pregnant symptoms show? Also, what may these early symptoms be?

Symptoms: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period.Take hpt. ...Read more

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How can you cure cancer during the early stages?

How can you cure cancer during the early stages?

Chemotherapy: It depends to type of cancer and stage of disease ,so you can treat them with chemotherapy or radiation or both. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are the signs for stage 2 lung cancer?

Few: Stage 2 lung cancer is still early stage. Most early stage lung cancers are found by accident, looking for something else. Most late stage lung cancers are found due to symptoms, like chest pain, coughing up blood, weight loss, etc. One of the earliest signs would be cough, due to airway irritation. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of bone cancer ?

What can be initial symptoms of bone cancer ?

Focal pain: In the area involved. Be aware that most focal pain is not due to bone cancer, especially in the absence of known cancer elsewhere in the body. ...Read more

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What symptoms or tests you think help early detection of breast cancer?

What symptoms or tests you think help early detection of breast cancer?

Annual Mammography: A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women in the us comply. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more