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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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I was wondering, do cancer symptoms appear suddenly?

I was wondering, do cancer symptoms appear suddenly?

Sometimes: There are certain types of cancers that can give you sudden symptoms. If you have a particular concern, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are common ovarian cancer symptoms?

What are common ovarian cancer symptoms?

Variable: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain pain and bloating are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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Are you familiar with cervical cancer symptoms and signs?

Are you familiar with cervical cancer symptoms and signs?

Depends on stage: Early cervical cancer usually has no symptoms or signs. It is important to have regular pap examinations for early detection. With later stage cancer, there may be irregular bleeding, bleeding with intercourse, ulcer and/or mass on cervix, foul smelling discharge, abdominal pain, urinary problems, weight loss, anemia and if left untreated, death. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are cervical cancer symptoms so confusing?

I'm wondering why are cervical cancer symptoms so confusing?

They are not: The symptoms of cancer are always somewhat varied. In this regard cervix cancer does what cancers in general do. They bleed (abnormal bleeding) and there is a growth of a tumor on the surface of the cervix which can be easily seen by a doctor (on pelvic examination). When there is a growth, we do a biopsy and cancer can be easily seen under the microscope. So there is nothing confusing about it ...Read more

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What are some metastatic cancer symptoms?

It depends: The symptoms depend on the location of metastasis and the organ involved. General symptoms include fatigue, loss of appetite and weight loss. Often times metastasis can be silent (asymptomatic). ...Read more

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What are bone cancer symptoms? What are the symptoms of bone cancer and how is bone cancer diagnosed?

What are bone cancer symptoms? What are the symptoms of bone cancer and how is bone cancer diagnosed?

Depends: Please refer to this excellent resource for more details:

http://www. Cancer. Net/cancer-types/bone-cancer. ...Read more

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What are lung cancer symptoms?

What are lung cancer symptoms?

Often none: ...Until the cancer is advanced, thus the potential benefit of screening methods in patients at risk. When symptoms happen, they are lung related (cough, shortness of breath, spitting blood) or related to advanced disease like bone pain or headaches due to metastases. Also, patients can experience fatigue and weight loss. If you smoke, please don't. ...Read more

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What are common lung cancer symptoms?

What are common lung cancer symptoms?

Depends: Early stage lung cancer can be asymptomatic or no symptoms. Often it is found incidentally by chest xray or chest ct scan. Ct scan screening for high risk patients has shown to be effective. Larger cancers can cause symptoms such as bleeding (hemoptysis), wheezing, weight loss and other symptoms. ...Read more

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About how long do lung cancer symptoms take to take effect?

About how long do lung cancer symptoms take to take effect?

Varieties: Small cell is worst or fastest.
Other cel types may be slow - out to years. ...Read more

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In general, when lung cancer symptoms should appear? Are they need years or months?

In general, when lung cancer symptoms should appear? Are they need years or months?

Unclear question: Lung cancer takes years to develop from the time of initial insult. The insult may be smoking, asbestos exposure or radiation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between depression symptoms and HIV symptoms or Cancer Symptoms?

See doc: This requires an examination, detailed history and lab tests to distinguish since they have many shared symptoms. ...Read more

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What are common stomach cancer symptoms?

What are common stomach cancer symptoms?

Stomach cancer: Stomach cancer can present with various symptoms. The most common are indigestion, abdominal pain and cramps, regurgitation (food just won't go down and come back up) and weight loss. Some people have bleeding resulting in dark or black feces. They become very weak due to anemia. Loss of appetite and pain when eating are also common. With advanced disease fever and night sweats can occur. ...Read more

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Could you explain breast cancer symptoms to me?

Could you explain breast cancer symptoms to me?

Varies: Often no signs - if picked up on mammogram. Otherwise a growing mass in the breast, or lung in the armpit, nipple discharge or inversion, edema of the breast, or redness of the breast. Also a sudden change in breast size. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are leukemia cancer symptoms?

Please tell me what are leukemia cancer symptoms?

Depends on the type: Of leukemia. There are many different types of leukemias and there is wide range of symptoms. The common symptoms are weakness, pallor, bleeding in mucus membrane and skin, lymph node enlargement, fever, infections etc. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/cancer/tc/leukemia-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Blood cancer symptoms?

Blood cancer symptoms?

Several: Common presenting symptoms/signs include fatigue, increased bleeding/bruising, frequent infections, and abnormal blood tests. ...Read more

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What are ovarian cancer symptoms?

What are ovarian cancer symptoms?

None at first: Sadly, there is no screening for ovarian cancer and by the time it causes symptoms, it is often advanced. Abdominal swelling, pain, intestinal obstruction, or shortness of breath can happen in those cases. If you have a strong family history of cancer (any kind) please discuss risk reduction methods with an expert in cancer genetics. ...Read more

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Skin cancer symptoms?

Skin cancer symptoms?

Follow the 'ABCDE's: A- asymmetry
b- border irregular/blurry
c- color uneven
d- diameter > 1/4 inch
e- elevated or evolving

http://www. Skincancer. Org/skin-cancer-information/melanoma. ...Read more

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What are the prostate cancer symptoms?

What are the prostate cancer symptoms?

Here are some. ..: In the early stage of prostate cancer, the patient would not feel any discomfort at all for a long time - years / decades. But how to handle the perplexing debates on the diagnosis and care for prostate cancer? Please peruse some articles in http://formefirst. Com/FreeInfoProstate. Html; thereby, you will gain substantial insights on how to deal with this sort of realistic living. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are uterine cancer symptoms?

Can you tell me what are uterine cancer symptoms?

Abnormal bleeding.: Symptoms of endometrial (uterine) cancer may include: vaginal bleeding after menopause, bleeding between periods, blood-tinged discharge from the vagina, pain during sex, and pelvic pain. Unexplained weight loss is another possibly sign. Most uterine cancers happen in postmenopausal women. Obesity is another risk factor. If you are concerned see a doctor or other provider or visit a clinic. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

Several, but rare.: Most prostate cancers in this country are detected by psa screening, and have no initial signs or symptoms. Beyond this group, the first sign can be a nodule or lump felt on the prostate during a digital rectal exam (dre). More advanced cases present with symptoms, such a difficult urination, bone pain, and neurologic deficits, but his is much more rare in a contemporary screened population. ...Read more

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How come ovarian cancer symptoms present like GI problems?

See below: There is probably not a good answer. Ovarian cancer does not have specific symptoms and causes vague abdominal symptoms that are similar to GI symptoms. See this site for more info about ovarian cancer.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001891/. ...Read more

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What are thyroid cancer symptoms?

What are thyroid cancer symptoms?

Often none: Thyroid cancer rarely has symptoms, it is usually identified incidentally as a lump in the center of your neck, either discovered by the patient or physician. ...Read more

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Which are the thyroid cancer symptoms?

Which are the thyroid cancer symptoms?

Thyroid cancer: There usually is a painless lump the thyroid located at front of your neck and the base. If the tumor is invasive, there may be a change in voice from a vocal cord paralysis. ...Read more

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Can bowel cancer symptoms come and go?

Can bowel cancer symptoms come and go?

Yes, bleeding: Cramps, pain is intermittent at first. But these are advanced symptoms. For early diagnosis of colon cancer, you need to have colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Thyroid cancer symptoms start out as how?

Lump in the neck: Thyroid cancers may produce a lump in neck over the thyroid; if functional, the tumor may express as hyperthyroidism and cause rapid heart rate, palpitations, weight loss, intolerance to heat etc. Many cancers may be asymptomatic and may only be picked up during a physical examination. Some may not become apparent till metastases develop in the local lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the real prostate cancer symptoms?

Doctors, what are the real prostate cancer symptoms?

Often none.: In fact, a good number of men who die of "old age" or other reasons are found with prostate cancer in their autopsies they never knew existed. If it grows big enough, men will have the usual symptoms of an enlarged prostate: difficulty starting the urine flow, getting up at nite to pee, etc. If it spreads (and it likes the bone) pain may occur. ...Read more

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What's the difference between ulcers and intestinal cancer symptoms?

What's the difference between ulcers and intestinal cancer symptoms?

Can't tell: The discomfort, bleeding, full feeling, weight loss overlap. If either is a concern, a gastroenterologist or other skilled physician can take a look. ...Read more

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I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

Topic page: Here is a link the the Healthtap Topic page on breast pain. Here you will find many answers to this very commonly asked problem. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more

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I'm always feeling sick now and tired, lately my joints been hurting and ive lost over 100lbs in two years. Cancer Symptoms maybe leukemia?

Weakness weight los: Your symptoms can be because of multiple problems, you should get your basic blood test including CBC kidney function test urine analysis PSA levels, may need endoscopy and colonoscopy. May need CAT scan as well. First of all you should see your primary doctor. ...Read more

Inner Ear (Definition)

The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more