Top
20
Doctor insights on: Hypermetabolic Lesions And Cancer

Share
1

1
Can slorastic lesions ever be pre cancer.

Can slorastic lesions ever be pre cancer.

Misspelled?: i don't know what that is, and I've been an oncologist for 30 years. Check your spelling and ask again. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
4,298 doctors shared insights

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


4

4
I recently had two lesions removed and bx from my.Vulva. Now dr wants to do a colp. I'm scared am i going to die of im diagnosed with vulgar cancer?

I recently had two lesions removed and bx from my.Vulva.  Now dr wants to do a colp.  I'm scared am i going to die of im diagnosed with vulgar cancer?

HPV: Vulvar lesion and needs for colposcopy may be due to an infection with human papilloma virus the virus is responsible for genital warts and some species of the virus can cause cervical cancer cancer is uncommon at your age, but the colposcopy will bring more light on the diagnosis and to see if there are malignantncells. ...Read more

5

5
How is skin cancer differentiated from other lesions?

How is skin cancer differentiated from other lesions?

Biopsy: All skin problems (benign or otherwise) are differentiated ultimately by their appearance under the microscope. Each skin cancer, rash, etc has a different appearance under the microscope. So...If you have a concerning lesion, it will probably need to be biopsied by your md. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Could someone have/had bladder cancer and then have lesions show up on the cervix?

Could someone have/had bladder cancer and then have lesions show up on the cervix?

Can be, but not...: Bladder cancer is not directly related with the occurrence of cervical lesion or caner, but independent. But generally, one with cancer in one organ tends to have a higher possibility to have another primary cancer in other organs as compared to the corresponding general population; this may reflect the working of genetic factors and lifestyle. ...Read more

12

12
Family member has oesophagus cancer, got told today it has spread to his liver (2 lesions), what will happen next? What's the survival rate?

Family member has oesophagus cancer, got told today it has spread to his liver (2 lesions), what will happen next? What's the survival rate?

Seek treatment: Cancer of the Esophagus doe shave fairly good treatment which you should be able to receive if you go to a Hospital which treats patients with a diagnosis of cancer. You will likely be offered chemotherapy. Most patients can achieve benefit last for 6 months up to 2 years, sometimes even longer. So keep hope, put up a good fight and Pray that the Lord will also help you, if you do your part. ...Read more

13

13
I am getting too many pre-cancer skin lesions on my body living in Florida. I am healthy and wear SPF 30 as a sunscreen. Should I move out-of-state?

I am getting too many pre-cancer skin lesions on my body living in Florida. I am healthy and wear SPF 30 as a sunscreen. Should I move out-of-state?

Sun damage: It is not FL it is the sun. 1. Wear long sleeve shirts 2. Stay out of sun. 3. All states can get too much sun for some. If you have been a sun worshiper most of your life they will keep coming now even if out of sun. ...Read more

14

14
I was recently informed my cancer has returned and spread to my liver. Have been having lt/rt chest pains. Could it be caused by lesions in my liver?

Chest pains: It depends on if the pain is in your lower chest, mid-chest, or upper chest. A common cause would be gas pains from indigestion. Best to be sure they do not involve the heart. If the pain is severe, like a pressure, radiating to the neck, back, arms and accompanied by shortness of breath, sweating and nausea, call 911. Need to call and ask your oncologist or PMD. ...Read more

15

15
What does it look like to have oral lesions in mouth, or cancer?

What does it look like to have oral lesions in mouth, or cancer?

See Oral Pathologist: As specialists in the area of oral diseases, oral pathologists are usually able to determine the proper diagnosis more quickly and with a special diagnostic testing compared to other practitioners. Most oral lesions are traumatic in nature and have no potential for cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
In vaginal cancer does vaginal bleeding come first and then comes the macroscopic lesions? Thanks

In vaginal cancer does vaginal bleeding come first and then comes the macroscopic lesions? Thanks

The otherway: Bleeding only occurs once a tumor has formed and is easily palpable and visible from inside(macroscopic). A pelvic exam by your doctor can easily pick up the tumors that are bleeding. ...Read more

17

17
I have moderate cervical cancer lesions, i already had puncture & cone biopsy ? What's the next step & can it be done in a dr's office?

Probably surgery: It is very important to follow up with your gyn and ask these questions of them. It does depend on what kind of abnormality is on the biopsies but may need to involve a hysterectomy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
I have HHT & diffuse AVM liver involvement & FNH, now unknown lesions.How do they determine if its cancer? HHT Liver shouldn't be biopsied. Help?

I have HHT & diffuse AVM liver involvement & FNH, now unknown lesions.How do they determine if its cancer? HHT Liver shouldn't be biopsied. Help?

Blood tests/US: The doctors can do liver ultrasounds to look for liver cancer. Also there is a blood test called alpha feto protein that increases with liver cancer and your doctors may want to follow that as well as ultrasounds to make sure you do not develop liver cancer. ...Read more

19

19
Are there cancers that could cause mild liver enlargement (16.7) without focal lesions? Also mild elevated ALT. Or would cancer always show focal?

Are there cancers that could cause mild liver enlargement (16.7) without focal lesions? Also mild elevated ALT. Or would cancer always show focal?

Hepatomegaly: Hepatomegaly, or enlarged liver, is not usually a sign of liver cancer. There are many other things that can cause a large liver and an increase in the ALT. It is important to find the reason for the symptoms, to treat it before it becomes worse. You should see a gastroenterologist if you have not already. Good luck. ...Read more

20

20
My fathers colon cancer spread to the liver with several lesions on the liver. He now has larger lesions with one measuring 9.6 CM x8.5 cm. Prognosi?

My fathers colon cancer spread to the liver with several lesions on the liver. He now has larger lesions with one measuring  9.6 CM x8.5 cm.  Prognosi?

Poor: This is stage 4. For patients with colon cancer and liver lesions that could be totally resected, the 5 year overall survival can be 20% or more. Unfortunately in your father cases, the liver lesions are unlikely resectable. The 5 year overall survival for stage 4 is 6%. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer