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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 have the result of ultra sound of my right breast..And it shows features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas..What is mean of this..Is this the sign of breast cancer?

I have the result of ultra sound of my right breast..And it shows  features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas..What is mean of this..Is this the sign of breast cancer?

Benign: What is described on your ultrasound is a benign finding. However, it needs to be interpreted within the context of why the ultrasound was ordered--is there a palpable abnormality?...An abnormality seen on a mammogram?...Breast pain? The ultrasound report should include info which tells the ordering physician what the next step is (routine follow-up, close f/u, biopsy)--please talk to your dr. ...Read more

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I have the result of my right breast ultra sound and it shows..Features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas.What its mean; is this the sign of breast cancer? Pls I need your concerned..

I have the result of my right breast ultra sound and it shows..Features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas.What its mean; is this the sign of breast cancer? Pls I need your concerned..

Need 2 Ask Ur Dr. : What is described on your ultrasound is a benign finding. However, it needs to be interpreted within the context of why the ultrasound was ordered--is there a palpable abnormality?...An abnormality seen on a mammogram?...Breast pain? The ultrasound report should include info which tells the ordering physician what the next step is (routine follow-up, close f/u, biopsy)--please talk to your dr. ...Read more

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To know about cancer effect of adenoma?

To know about cancer effect of adenoma?

Unclear: adenoma of what? Generally means benign mass. Adenocarcinoma is a malignancy of various organs. ...Read more

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Iv'e just been told I have a tubulovillous adenoma with low grade dyspiasia and have to go and have it removed, does that mean its cancerous, ?

Iv'e just been told I have a tubulovillous adenoma with low grade dyspiasia and have to go and have it removed, does that mean its cancerous, ?

No: Tubovillous adenoma has potential to become malignant, low grade dysplasia means not (yet) malignant , get it removed keep your worry away, you will be fine. Your doctor will explain to you. ...Read more

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Is hurthle adenoma a type of cancer?

Benign : Technically, it can be benign or malignant, so it has to be surgically removed and histologically examined for malignant criteria. If the pathology report comes back as hurthle cell adenoma, it's being considered as benign because there weren't any features that suggested a malignant hurthle cell carcinoma. ...Read more

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Adrenal adenoma is this cancer?

No: An adrenal adenoma is a benign lesion and are often small (several cms.) the larger the adrenal lesion, the higher the probability of a cancer being present. Some lesions may need to be surgically removed to definitively ascertain that there is no cancer. ...Read more

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Is an advanced adenomas villious semi sessile 14 mm polyp in rectum another way of saying its cancer in situ?

Is an advanced adenomas villious semi sessile 14 mm polyp in rectum another way of saying its cancer in situ?

No: Villous adenomas are benign. They are considered pre-malignant, but not cancer. In-situ is the earliest stage of cancer, Stage 0. The two are definitely different. ...Read more

Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more