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How fast does ovarian cancer grow?

How fast does ovarian cancer grow?

Very fast!: This is a form of cancer that requires quick intervention. ...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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How fast does ovarian cancer spread?

How fast does ovarian cancer spread?

It's variable.: Some ovarian cancers spread very slowly - over years, even. The most common form of ovarian cancer likely spreads more quickly than that (weeks to months), but every patient with ovarian cancer is different. ...Read more

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How fast does papillary cancer grow?

How fast does papillary cancer grow?

More info: More info needed, what organ is affected by the papillary cancer. ...Read more

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How fast does thyroid cancer grow?

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How fast does thyroid cancer grow?

Usually Slow.: It depends on the type of thyroid cancer but the most common type, papillary thyroid cancer, usually grows and spreads slowly. There is another very rare type, anaplastic thyroid cancer that grows very fast and is usually lethal. ...Read more

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How fast does colorectal cancer grow?

How fast does colorectal cancer grow?

Depends: Growth rate can depend on several factors. Here is a good review on colorectal cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/colorectal-cancer. ...Read more

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How quickly does breast cancer grow?

How quickly does breast cancer grow?

Variable: It is estimated that by the time a cancer is detected on a mammogram, it has probably been present for 2 years and that it takes an average of 5 years to become palpable. However, the growth rates of different breast cancers can vary substantially. ...Read more

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How fast can kidney cancer grow?

How fast can kidney cancer grow?

Variable: Generally speaking, the single strongest predictor of growth rate of kidney cancer is fuhrman grade. Grade refers to microscopic features of the tumor cell nucleus. Certain cell types or variants of kidney cancer may also be associated with rapid growth in that they may typically act aggressively and are usually high grade cancers (eg, collecting duct and medullary cancers). ...Read more

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How fast does bladder cancer grow inside you?

How fast does bladder cancer grow inside you?

Depends on grade: In general, the "grade", or the microscopic features, of bladder cancer will define the rate of growth. High grade cancers grow more quickly than low grade cancers, and are associated with more advanced (high "stage") types of cancer and poorer outcomes compared to low grade cancers which are generally low "stage". However, high grade cancer caught early is treatable and potentially curable. ...Read more

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If malignant breast tumor, how fast does it grow?

If malignant breast tumor, how fast does it grow?

Depends: Tumors are different for everyone. Some grow fast and some grow slow. Age, genetic factors and ethnicity can contribute. If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, it is important to take time to explore and understand the treatments and options. In general, it can take 2-4 weeks from the time of diagnosis until the first treatment intervention. Be sure you get your questions answered by your dr. ...Read more

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How fast can brain cancer grow?

How fast can brain cancer grow?

It depends: There are many types of brain tumors. Some grow very slowly over many years, and some grow very, very rapidly. It really depends upon the type of brain tumor. ...Read more

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How fast does throat cancer grow?

How fast does throat cancer grow?

Varies: if smoke very fast like weeks ;never smoke,if weak and frail faster but see cancer ear nose throat doctor if think you have it , much more likely if smoke ...Read more

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How fast does colon cancer spread?

How fast does colon cancer spread?

Unpredictable: Colon cancer spread to local lymph nodes and then on to other organs such as liver, lungs, bones. It can spread through the blood vessels or locally to other organs such as kidneys, prostate, etc. Rate of spread is unpredictable at present and likely depends on growth factors, cancer differentiation, and unknown factors. Of cancers that comeback after surgery, most (80%) do so within 3 years. ...Read more

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How quickly does papillary throid cancer grow?

How quickly does papillary throid cancer grow?

Variable growth.: It depends on the cancer size and the individual. In general terms, it is more indolent (slow growing) in females under 45 and more aggressive in males over 45. ...Read more

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How fast do colon tumors grow?

How fast do colon tumors grow?

Generally slowly: No 2 tumors grow at the same rate. In general colon tumors are very slow growing. ...Read more

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How quick does papillary throid cancer grow?

How quick does papillary throid cancer grow?

Thyroid cancer: Papillary thyroid cancer tends to be a slow growing cancer. Most of the time when it's found, it has not spread beyond the thyroid. However, once diagnosed, it should be treated unless there is a major medical reason not to. ...Read more

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How fast does a rhabdomyosarcoma cancerous tumor grow?

How fast does a rhabdomyosarcoma cancerous tumor grow?

Variable: Depends on the situation and patient age. Some can grow very rapidly, but not all. ...Read more

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How fast does a benign breast tumor grow?

How fast does a benign breast tumor grow?

Variable: Different tumors grow at different rates. In general it takes a breast cancer about four years to become palpable from the time of onset. If left untreated a breast cance has an average life span of about four years from the time of diagnosis. These are average figures with wide variations among different tumors and patients. ...Read more

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How does skin cancer grow?

How does skin cancer grow?

Local growth mostly: Mostly skin cancers (like all cancers) grow locally, spreading both side to side as well as down. For melanomas in particular, deep growth is more dangerous. Cancers also can jump (or metastasize) via lymphatic vessels or blood vessels. This can lead to spread to local lymph nodes or distant sites like the lungs, liver, brain, etc. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how fast does kidney cancer grow?

I'm curious as to how fast does kidney cancer grow?

It's hard to say: Kidney cancer, also called renal cell carcinoma, is increasing in incidence. In a study where patients were followed by imaging after diagnosis, growth rates were very different. Tumors that had not spread grew at 0.1 to 1.35cm per year. Tumors that were metastatic grew faster, up to 7cm per year. It varies for each person and for each tumor. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

A cancer that begins in the female organs ...Read more