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Every year, how many teenagers get oral/mouth/tongue cancer?

Every year, how many teenagers get oral/mouth/tongue cancer?

Oral cancer: There seems to be a trend and demographic shift in younger patients showing up with head and neck area esp oral cavity cancers partially attributed to smoking patterns and prevalence of hpv (human papilloma virus) and other reasons for this shift are not fully understood. ...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 many new cases of throat cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many throat cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

How many new cases of throat cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many throat cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

Throat cancer: In the United States, 14, 290 new cases of throat cancer are reported a year. For both men and women. The death rate for them was about 1.3 per 100, 000 people in a population. The odds of hpv-positive throat cancer doubled in individuals who reported between 1 and 5 lifetime oral sexual partners.The risk increased five-fold in those patients with 6 or more oral sexual partners. Males have more risk. ...Read more

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How many people get diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

How many people get diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

It is very common: In the us about 235, 000 women are expected to be diagnosed in year 2013. There are nearly one million new cases of breast cancer if you count the global numbers. ...Read more

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How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

Too many: About 1.5 out of every 10, 000 children under the age of 16 develops cancer each year, so about 11, 000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed the the usa each year. ...Read more

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What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

Plastic surgery- kid: Many children need plastic surgery for congenital issues or functional problems. Examples are cleft palate surgery and craniofacial surgery. ...Read more

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How many die of cancer each year in asia?

How many die of cancer each year in asia?

Too maney: Asia has billions of people, diverse back ground, of many nations , how you are going to find out. ...Read more

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How many new cases of anal cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many anal cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

How many new cases of anal cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many anal cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

Anal Cancer: Estimated new cases and deaths from anal cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 6, 230; deaths: 780. Incidence rate was 1.6 per 100, 000 men and women per year. For example, 0.06% of men will develop cancer of the anus, anal canal, and anorectum between their 50th and 70th birthdays compared to 0.09% for women. Hpv is the leading cause and is detected in the majority of anal cancers. ...Read more

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Can a person get gynecologic cancer at 16 years of age?

Can a person get gynecologic cancer at 16 years of age?

Yes but rare: Children and young adults are not immune from getting cancers, however fortunately the incidence is very low. ...Read more

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How many new cases of cervical cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many cervical cancer deaths per year?  what percentage is from hpv?

How many new cases of cervical cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many cervical cancer deaths per year?  what percentage is from hpv?

Cervical Cancer Data: Estimated new cases and deaths from cervical cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 12, 170; deaths: 4, 220. The age-adjusted incidence rate was 8.1 per 100, 000 women per year. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are estimated to be due to hpv infection. Even so, most women with this infection do not get cervical cancer. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/types/cervical. ...Read more

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How many people get pancreatic cancer every year?

How many people get pancreatic cancer every year?

See below: Estimated new cases and deaths from pancreatic cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 43, 920 deaths: 37, 390. ...Read more

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Deadliest form of cancers? How many people a year did from cancer? What age are you likely to get cancer?

Deadliest form of cancers? How many people a year did from cancer? What age are you likely to get cancer?

Wrong Forum: Such an open ended question would take more than one text book length answer. Training in Oncology takes years of advanced training after medical school and initial residency. Do you have a specific question about a symptom you are having that we can answer in 400 characters? ...Read more

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How many people develop cancer every day and how many have pancreatic cancer?

How many people develop cancer every day and how many have pancreatic cancer?

Too many: The estimates for all new cancer cases in the U.S. For 2012 is over 1.6 million with just under 44, 000 pancreatic cancer cases. You can view the 2012 cancer statistics at: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.3322/caac.20138/full. ...Read more

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In regards to metastatic cancer, how many times have you heard of a person being diagnosed and living for years?

In regards to metastatic cancer, how many times have you heard of a person being diagnosed and living for years?

More often nowadays: Metastatic disease is a very broad term with response to rx based on the ca origin, sites of metastasis, and response to therapy. Unfortunately, for some people, survival is measured in months; however, the other extreme is possible, with people living for many years, not unlike a chronic illness which cannot be cured but can be controlled. I hope that whomever you are asking about responds to rx. ...Read more

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How many kids in the us get TB every year?

How many kids in the us get TB every year?

Check CDC: The cdc website or who website would probably have these statistics. The number in this country is quite low. ...Read more

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Please can someone tell me how many non-smokers die of cancer each year in the us?

Please can someone tell me how many non-smokers die of cancer each year in the us?

About 1/3 of all: Cancer deaths in the us are related to smoking. About 500, 000 people die of cancer each year, which means about 320, 000 or so of those deaths are in non-smokers. However, since smokers are now only 18% of the population, their risk of cancer is twice that of non-smokers in general, and for some cancers (like lung) 85+% of cases are in smokers, and for head/neck cancer 90% are both smokers/drinkers. ...Read more

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How many people are being screened for colorectal cancer each year?

How many people are being screened for colorectal cancer each year?

~1.6 million/year: The national cancer institute estimates that about 1.6 million screening colonoscopies are performed each year in the United States. Colonoscopy is not the only way to screen for colorectal cancer, but collecting these statistics on a national level is much more difficult. The other methods include sigmoidoscopy, fecal occult blood testing, and ct-based screening tests. ...Read more

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How many people get infected with cholera each year in america?

How many people get infected with cholera each year in america?

Few: There is the occasional case of the non-epidemic serotypes of cholera acquired usually from uncooked shellfish from the gulf of mexico. These are actually not counted as cholera. In the last few years, with the tragic outbreak of cholera affecting haiti and dr, some cases have come to the usa in travelers. There has been, additional, a smaller outbreak of cholera in cuba this year. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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Throat Cancer (Definition)

Cancer of the voice box, the vocal cords, and other parts of the throat, such as the ...Read more