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How long does it take to get results of an ovarian cancer screen?

How long does it take to get results of an ovarian cancer screen?

What test are you: Referring to. There is no approved screening test for ovarian cancer in general population. ...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 long does it take for breast cancer to metastasize?

How long does it take for breast cancer to metastasize?

Varies: Each cancer is unique. Some cancer cells have the ability to metastasize very early in their development while other can be slower to metastasize. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results from a test for pancreatic cancer?

How long does it take to get results from a test for pancreatic cancer?

If you are referring: To a blood test (ca 19-9), it is no way to check for pancreas cancer. It may be a "send out" and take a week or 2, but high, low or normal you may or may not have pancreas cancer, and should ot have had this test. Symptoms(pain, belching, stool color and pattern change and signs (weight loss, pain, new diabetes, jaundice) should lead to imaging, endoscopy and biopsy, then ca-19-9 if positive. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

HIV window period : Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is estimated 9–11 days. Talk with md. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV to become cancer?

How long does it take for HPV to become cancer?

Years/decades/never: Just because you acquire this germ does not mean you will develop cancer. It gives you a heads up so you may be better motivated to do regular health screenings.At the short end cervical cancer (or other forms) may arise after a few years/decades or never. Women have been doing related pap smear screenings for decades before we knew HPV could eventually cause the problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take for colon biopsy to heal?

How long does it take for colon biopsy to heal?

One to two weeks: Often after a colon biopsy, it is difficult to find the area biopsies even a few days later. Snare polypectomy may result in a larger defect and may take longer to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for esophagal cancer to develop?

How long does it take for esophagal cancer to develop?

No clear answer: While cancer doesn't develop overnight, processes leading upto cancer can take years. Here is a good overview on esophageal cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/esophageal-cancer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pregnancy symptoms to show?

How long does it take for pregnancy symptoms to show?

Pregnancy symptoms: Depends which symptoms, usually after 2 weeks may notice breast swelling/tenderness. some nausea, the uterus comes out of the pelvis at 12 weeks. Would check urine blood HCG and follow up with Ob ...Read more

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How long does it take for throat cancer to develop?

How long does it take for throat cancer to develop?

Used to be "throat": That is base of tongue, tonsils, oropharynx, structures above true cords, were cumulative risk of heavy smoking. Today, the viral hpv pair var. 16, 18 have taken over as # 1 cause. Hpv infects easily, but causes cancer infrequently. ...Read more

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How long does it take for oral cancer to develop?

How long does it take for oral cancer to develop?

It can take long.: Most patients present at over age 50. Tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco, is certainly a risk factor. There may be few or no symptoms. Mouth cancers can present as non healing ulcers that can be painful. Rarely, there can be painless lymph node enlargement. Patients are staged by size of tumor and lymph node involvement. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ovarian cancer to progress? Months or years?

How long does it take for ovarian cancer to progress? Months or years?

Hugely variable: A lot depends on the type. A common granulosa cell tumor may smolder for decades before spreading. Choriocarcinoma has always spread by the time it is discovered, but all other tumors are unpredictable. If there is the least suspicion of cancer, staging is in order and most often excision. ...Read more

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How long does it take a colon cancer to grow?

How long does it take a colon cancer to grow?

Roughly one year: The immunogenic tumor protein, a post translational modification of MUC5ac is found in most colon Ca. When polyoma enters bowel to form a field effect, one site will develop a Ca. If resected and premalignant normal appearing cells which express MUC 5ac are left behind, suppression is eliminated and one of the foci, staining + for MUC5ac will grow and replace anastomosis in about 1 yr. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get endomitrial biopsy?

How long does it take to get endomitrial biopsy?

Unclear question: Endometrial biopsy is usually done by a gynecologist and you could get one, if needed, at the availability of your doctor. The biopsy tissue is examined by a pathologist and the results are usually available in 48 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a brain tumor to get big?

How long does it take for a brain tumor to get big?

Varies: Different tumors grow a dfferent rates however the start small like with a single abnormal cell and the cells reproduce at a rate faster than normal cells and no not die at the same rate as normal cells. This eventually leads to exponential or near exponential growth. In other words, they take a long time to get to a certain size but after they get there they grow more quickly. ...Read more

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How long does it take for conception to happen and how long does it take for implantation?

How long does it take for conception to happen and how long does it take for implantation?

24hours and 7days: 1) Once ovulation occurs, the egg is susceptible to fertilization (conception) for about 24 hours, +/- 2) Once fertilization occurs, the time required for the egg to travel through the fallopian tube to the uterus and implant is usually between 7 and 10 days. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for results from a test for pancreatic cancer?

How long is it supposed to it take for results from a test for pancreatic cancer?

At least a week: The results for pancreatic cancer can take a week or even longer. Most likely you had an ercp. You were sedated and they put a camera down you throat then did washings looking for cancer cells. The pathologist will look carefully and it may take time. Call your doctor to make sure the specimen is still pending. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

Please ask your OB: Or midwife because it depends what tests u are doing and what lab the tests go to different tests which you will be getting during your pregnancy take different amounts of time to be done. ...Read more

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How long does it take for STDs to show up?

How long does it take for STDs to show up?

It depends which one: If your partner tested + u would need to be treated whether u have symptmns or not and even if your culture would be neg because sometimes the culture could miss it, u can go online and read about all the stds there are many articles. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

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