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What distinguishes pancreas, liver, colon, kidney, prostate and gallbladder cancers?

What distinguishes pancreas, liver, colon, kidney, prostate and gallbladder cancers?

Cure varies: Beyond the obvious differences in organ and cell type as well as the various treatment approaches, the most important patient difference is really the chance at cure. Early stage prostate and renal cell (kidney) cancers can be very curable. Even really early stage pancreatic cancers can be quite deadly. ...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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Please tell me about advance bladder cancer or prostate or urethra or kidney cancer?

Please tell me about advance bladder cancer or prostate or urethra or kidney cancer?

All very serious: All suggest that cancer has spread beyond original organ. Advanced prostate cancer has best chance of containment with surgery ; drugs compared to other 2 ; kidney the worst. However your question is beyond scope of a 400 character response. ...Read more

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Uroflo came back at 10 but close to empty. Should I be worried about bladder/prostate cancer? Had kidney stone removed 15 yrs ago. Dr thinks stricture

Uroflo came back at 10 but close to empty. Should I be worried about bladder/prostate cancer? Had kidney stone removed 15 yrs ago. Dr thinks stricture

Uroflow: The uroflow does not provide any information regarding cancer of any kind. It would be very unusual for a 35 year old to have either of those malignancies. The flow rate is dependent upon the volume of urine in your bladder prior to voiding and 10 cc/sec may very well be normal. ...Read more

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Low back pain. Can't tell if muscle or kidney. 21, active. Prostate or kidney issue? Worried about prostate cancer. ok for me to have a few beers?

Low back pain. Can't tell if muscle or kidney. 21, active. Prostate or kidney issue? Worried about prostate cancer. ok for me to have a few beers?

?asking about: Are you writing about drinking "a few" beers or worried about prostate cancer? No,at age 21 you do NOT have prostate cancer.Your low backache is probably musculoskeletal but check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My dad just overcame skin, prostate and kidney cancer. And my mom had breast cancer 3 times. And my cousin has brain cancer? How high is my risk?

My dad just overcame skin, prostate and kidney cancer. And my mom had breast cancer 3 times. And my cousin has brain cancer? How high is my risk?

Higher!: Kat13, your biggest risk is likely breast cancer. If your mom was diagnosed before she was 50, your risk is higher for breast cancer than it would be otherwise. There are some genetic cancer syndromes that increase risk for brain, kidney, and breast cancer. Ask your doctor to refer you to a genetic counselor who can investigate your family history further and guide you re: genetic testing. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the cancer to spread beyond kidneys?

Is it possible for the cancer to spread beyond kidneys?

Kidney Cancer : If you are referring to primary kidney cancer, depending on the size of the tumor and whether it has penetrated a blood vessel, or lymph node, it is possible to spread to adjacent tissues or more distant sites, such as the liver and lungs. Even if it does, as a stage iii or IV tumor, in addition to your surgery, there are chemotherapy, radiation, biological and targeted therapies available. ...Read more

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Where is prostate cancer commonly spread to?

Where is prostate cancer commonly spread to?

Bones and lymph node: Prostate cancer typically spreads to the pelvic lymph nodes or into bones, particularly he spine. ...Read more

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Where does the prostate cancer spread on our body?

Where does the prostate cancer spread on our body?

It depends: Not all prostate cancer behaves the same way. However, it can spread to lymph nodes, bones, liver, lungs and brain. ...Read more

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When prostate cancer is near the prostate wall, is it likely to spread or is it slow growing?

When prostate cancer is near the prostate wall, is it likely to spread or is it slow growing?

Neither: The location, in this case, does not answer your questions. Aggressiveness, the risk of spread or speed of spread is best predicted by biopsy results. The gleason score, as read by an expert, gives this detail. Read here: http://1.Usa.Gov/m7kd5m. The psa value, the prostate exam, and the number of biopsies involved also help answer the question in early pc. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


Dr. Mark Pack
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Prostate (Definition)

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