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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
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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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