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What are the tests for ileal cancer?

What are the tests for ileal cancer?

Varies: I suspect that this is a computer generated question" "what are the tests for x". If it is a real question, please ask again and put it into a specific context. ...Read more

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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What are the symptoms of ileal cancer?

What are the symptoms of ileal cancer?

Depends on type: Tumors in the ileum may cause intestinal obstruction with resultant swelling of the abdomen, vomiting. Pain etc. Many ileal cancers are lymphomas and there may be lymph node enlargement in the abdomen and elsewhere. Some neuroendocrine tumors may produce flushing and related symptoms of carcinoid syndrome. ...Read more

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I work really hard to stay in shape and eat right. Now I have a diagnosis of ileal cancer. What else can I do so that it doesn't affect my overall health?

I work really hard to stay in shape and eat right. Now I have a diagnosis of ileal cancer. What else can I do so that it doesn't affect my overall health?

Remove the cancer: It is an unusual diagnosis, but if you have cancer in the intestine it needs to be surgically removed. Depending on the type, other treatment such as chemotherapy or immunetherapy might be required. Continuing to stay healthy by working out and eating well will help you recover, but they will not substitute for actual removal of the cancer. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ileal cancer?

Surgical resection: Again - I suspect that this is a computer generated question: what is the treatment for... I wonder if there are patients out there asking questions, or simply a bunch of docs answering computer generated questions? ...Read more

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Mom is caregiver for elders in the family. Now she has a problem. What does it mean to have ileal cancer?

Small bowel cancer: The ileum is what we call the second half of the small bowel- cancer here is rare and unfortunately aggressive. Typically treated with resection and chemotherapy depending on lymph node status and the presence of disease at distant sites (metastasis). Best treated at a cancer center with accreditation by the american college of surgery and/ or the national cancer institute. ...Read more

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What food help cure cancer?

What food help cure cancer?

None: Unfortunately no food is known to cure cancer. Healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day; exercise at least 30 minutes/day may prevent some cancers. ...Read more

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What is this herb that can cure cancer?

What is this herb that can cure cancer?

It didn't happen: Please forgive me. I've been examining claims like these for decades and they are never true. Either the person never had cancer (often it's just a "lump in the throat" from being sad), or they were cured by conventional means but wanted to believe in magic, or the person is dead and this is a fantasy or a cynical hoax. Or the person making the claim doesn't exist. I'm sorry. ...Read more

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Are some cancers easier to cure than others?

Are some cancers easier to cure than others?

Yes: An early basal cell carcinoma can be excised with the expectation of cure. I'm personally familiar with hundreds of different types of cancer and the books describe thousands more. Hodgkin's -- once uniformly fatal -- is now cured in the vast majority of cases. There are aggressive sarcomas that have never been cured. ...Read more

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What cancers will be easier to cure than others?

What cancers will be easier to cure than others?

A variety: Early stage cancers - such as breast or prostate are very curable. Also early lung cancer or colon cancers can also be curable. Lymphomas are also easier to cure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is linac used to cure cancer?

Can you tell me how is linac used to cure cancer?

Radiation: Some cancer cells, in becoming malignant, also become extra-sensitive to radiation. The linear accelerator (LINAC) is able to focus high-energy photos on the tumor and make the cells die by activating their self-destruction programs. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the simplest best cancer cure?

Help please? What is the simplest best cancer cure?

Cannot answer: There is not just one type of cancer so there cannot be only one treatment. Treatment depends on the kind of cancer and its stage (how spread it is). Some cannot be cured, by the way. ...Read more

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Can there be certain cancers that already have cures?

Can there be certain cancers that already have cures?

Yep: Lymphomas and testicular cancers, even if advanced, can be cured or put in long term remission. Other cancers like colon, breast, melanoma, or even lung could potentially be cured if detected early enough. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you had your last shot at doing something to cure cancer in you, what would you try?

I'm just wondering, if you had your last shot at doing something to cure cancer in you, what would you try?

Issue is:would I try: If a disease is advancing despite all standard therapy, two important decisons & choices need to me made: 1)am I still going towards "cure" (however we wish to define that) or for "palliation" (to improve quality of remaining life, and perhaps extending life span a bit) 2) relative potential benefits vs. Harms. Each instance & each person is unique-so maybe nothing, maybe something experimental. ...Read more

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Does aids cure cancer?

Does aids cure cancer?

No: Hiv infection increases the risk of several cancers like kaposi sarcoma, cervical cancer, and certain kinds of lymphoma. In fact, some of these cancers define the diagnosis of aids vs. "just" an HIV infection. Hiv is much more treatable than when it was discovered but no reason to be careless. Don't do drugs and avoid funky sex. Best to you and happy holidays. ...Read more

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Can rectal cancer be cured?

Can rectal cancer be cured?

Yes, if early enuf: Like other cancers, rectal cancer has better prognosis (outlook) if diagnosed and treated at an earlier, rather than later stage. Very early cancers can be cured with burning the tissue. More advanced will likely need radiation/chemo/surgery in varying combinations and timing. Can be cured, but unfortunately, not always. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cancer?

Is there a cure for cancer?

Surgery: There are many types of cancers. Hence different cures for different cancers and degrees of cancer. Surgery is effective for some. Immunotherapy, treatments that spur the immune system to fight off cancer like it does other illnesses is the promising approach now. ...Read more

Ileum (Definition)

The last (furthest from the mouth) of three parts of the small intestine. It is involved primarily in absorption of various nutrients that have been digested in the stomach and earlier portions ...Read more


Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
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Ileal Cancer (Definition)

Ileal cancer = malignancy in the last portion ...Read more