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Invasive Prostatic Adenocarcinoma
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
The biopsy results says invasive moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. Please what does this means and what is the medical cure for this?
What t stage is transmurally invasive adenocarcinoma extending into pericolic adipose tissue with pericolic abscess formation in ajcc 7th edition?
My husband was diagnosed with invasive moderately differentiated pulmonary adenocarcinoma. What is the course of treatment?
Your oncologist is t: Your oncologist should guide you in the decisions towards treatment. Cancer treatments are dictated by the stage of disease. So you need to know what stage of lung cancer he has. For early stages, surgery can be the best option but as it goes from stage 1 to 3, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are used in combination. For stage 4 it is mostly chemotherapy which is most useful. ...Read more
Biopsy of hepatic mass segment 7 and 8 with final diagnosis of Invasive Adenocarcinoma, what does this mean? Colon Cancer?
Possibly: A number of different adenoCa's can spread to liver. Colonoscopy followed by PET/CAT may be needed to determine origin of the metastatic lesion. Once primary is addressed, the liver can be handled since lesions of liver do not spread out of liver but primary's can spread to other sites. Liver then approached by resection, microwave ablation or chemoembolization. ...Read more
Would invasive cervical adenocarcinoma be picked up on a pap? Worried about groin, low back, and leg pain, clear watery discharge. No bleeding.
Likely: An invasive adenocarcinoma of the cervix is very likely to be picked up by a PAP. Your symptoms are not the usual ones for cervical adenocarcinoma. The issue requires an in-person evaluation by a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
Clarify: Adenocarcinoma is not precancerous, it is cancer. 5 mm is pretty small, which makes it sound like a polyp (not adenocarcinoma). If that was the case (maybe called a tubular adenoma?) , there should be nothing to worry about. Adenocarcinoma in the colon/rectum implies invasion deeper into the colon. Please clarify the results of your biopsy with your doctor. ...Read more
Could I have an explanation in simple terms of adenocarcinoma of rectum with sacral matastatis? Thanks!
It is: Simply the most common form of colon and rectal cancer but in this case involves the rectum but has penetrated through the rectal wall and involved the sacrum or lower spine. This is most likely a direct extension of the cancer into the bone of the lower back. This is probably un-resectable for cure unless it is pretreated with neo-adjuvant radiation and chemotherapy before surgery. ...Read more
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