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How many people a year are diagnosed with asthma?

How many people a year are diagnosed with asthma?

Difficult to know: The incidence of asthma (or new diagnosis) of asthma is tough number to actually know. The best guess would be based on the prevalence (number of people who have ever had asthma) and the total population. For children this would estimated to about 120, 000 each year. The CDC is a great source for this information www.Cdc.Gov. The number of people with asthma is on the rise. ...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 women a year are diagnosed with breast cancer?

How many women a year are diagnosed with breast cancer?

One site: On the internet describes over 230, 000 cases of invasive breast cancer and over 57, 000 cases of non-invasive breast cancer in women in the us in 2011. ...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 different children are diagnosed with thalassemia a year?

How many different children are diagnosed with thalassemia a year?

Thalassemia: One study estimates that symptomatic individuals arise at 1 in 100,000 throughout the world each year. The number is closer to 1 in 10,000 in the European Union where the disease is more frequently expressed. Currently, there are approx. 1000 patients with severe thalassemia in the US. ...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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Approximately how many people are diagnosed with Down syndrome in a year?

Approximately how many people are diagnosed with Down syndrome in a year?

1 in 700: Approximately 1 in 700 births is affected with downs syndrome. This incidence increases with advancing maternal age. ...Read more

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When are the most trying times for a person newly diagnosed with serious cancer? What is your experience with cancer patients?

When are the most trying times for a person newly diagnosed with serious cancer? What is your experience with cancer patients?

Stages..: I am not clear in what the question is but if you are asking about the person's reaction after diagnosis, people usually go through 4 stages: denial( they deny the condition or act like it does not exist), anger( they get very angry at life, others or God), negotiation( the person tries to negotiate a solution with God or life), acceptance( person finally accepts condition and treatment/options. ...Read more

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How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

Large number : The incidence rate in usa is thought to be 6.8 - 16.3 per 100, 000 persons which can translate to 14000 - 30000 new diagnoses. ...Read more

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What are average years people can live with cervial cancer?

What are average years people can live with cervial cancer?

Depends: Early stage cervical cancer, if treated correctly, may not affect a person's life span. After that it depends on the stage of the cancer and response to treatment. ...Read more

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What are some meal ideas for someone who was diagnosed with stomach cancer?

What are some meal ideas for someone who was diagnosed with stomach cancer?

They decide: Whatever food they love and can tolerate. There is no magic in the food once the cancer has appeared. Many stomach cancers, including the large majority of lymphomas, are curable today, and the fact that the rate of stomach cancer dropped amazingly during the 1900's is evidence of the value of refrigeration and food preservatives. Good luck, and god bless. ...Read more

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How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

Enter an ansDwer sum: ~31 million american adults are living with chronic kidney disease (ckd). The prevalence of chronic kidney disease is increasing: about 25% of the population over age 60 but <1% of the population ages 20-39. The incidence of new cases per year: ~5% of population over age 60 and <1% younger age group. ...Read more

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How could a person not fear for there childs life when so many of there relatives have been diganosed w cancer?

How could a person not fear for there childs life when so many of there relatives have been diganosed w cancer?

Valid question: My advise: see a specialist in cancer genetics and risk assessment. He/she will take a full family and personal history, decide which (if any) gene tests to order, and give you and your family recommendations on how to reduce the risk as much as possible. It will not protect you or your children completely against cancer, but nothing can do that, my friend. Hope y'all do well. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with wells syndrome , i'm trying to figure out what types and how often, cancers are afiliated with this rare disease .Thank you?

Recently diagnosed with wells syndrome , i'm trying to figure out what types  and how often, cancers  are afiliated with this rare disease  .Thank you?

Get clarification: If this is eosinophilic cellulitis, it's a skin disease that's not especially going to increase your cancer risk. The fact that you ask this question suggests there may be a misunderstanding with your physician. He/she is responsible for explaining exactly what's going on, especially when you've been given a rare diagnosis. Stay proactive and best wishes. ...Read more

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Recently, the American Cancer Society writes many people with pancreatic cancer live much longer than 5 yrs. and many are cured. Can this be real?

Recently, the American Cancer Society writes many people with pancreatic cancer live much longer than 5 yrs. and many are cured. Can this be real?

That's true: It depends on type of cancer, extent of disease, surgical removal of cancer, response to adjunctive treatments like chemotherapy etc and overall health condition of the patient. In a favorable combination of above factors survival beyond five years is possible. ...Read more

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How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

Few yrs, rare: Benson's syndrome (also posterior-back brain-cortical atrophy) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder start in vision cnter with inability to recognize familiar objects or people. It is a syndrome, because it can be part of another disease, such as alzheimers or jacob-creutzfeld). Mild to severe, 1 to >10 yrs, stable for yrs or progressive disability. First 2 yrs at specialized center is crucial. ...Read more

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What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?

What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?

Cancer at young age: Compared to other cancers that could happen to people - testicular cancer, hodgkin's lymphoma, certain sarcoma and leukemia are more likely - with young patients at 24 year old. Those 4 can happen without family history. Patients with hereditary cancer syndrome ( breast, thyroid, stomach, brain) can be presented with cancer at younger age- but usually there is a family history with cancer there. ...Read more

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How young can people be and get diagnosed with thyroid cancer ?

How young can people be and get diagnosed with thyroid cancer ?

Almost any age: While most people who get thyroid cancer are older, it can occur in teenagers and in even those less than 10 years old. Those who have been exposed to radiation (either through radiation treatment for other types of cancer, environmenal sources, etc) are more likely to develop thyroid cancer, but radiation exposure is not necessary. ...Read more

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What's the age group of been diagnosed with MS is it more and young people or older people?

What's the age group of been diagnosed with MS is it more and young people or older people?

Multiple ages: MS can affect young people, but it can also wait until middle age to become apparent. Peak onset is 20-30 years, but can occur as last as the 60s (rarely). More women than men are affected. ...Read more

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How many kids are diagnosed with asthma in the u.S. Each year?

How many kids are diagnosed with asthma in the u.S. Each year?

Asthma: ~5, 000 people die of asthma attacks per year, ~500, 000 are hospitalized; more than 5 million doctors visits for asthma attacks per year. It is estimated that between 6-8 million children in the United States have asthma. Hope that helps. ...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


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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