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Is It Safe To Ovarian Cancer
It depends: The answer to this really depends on the stage, grade and histology of the endometrial cancer. For example, early stage, low grade adenocarcinomas have a low chance to metastasize whereas a higher stage, papillary serous type endometrial cancer has a higher risk of metastasizing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
None available: There is no "ovarian" cancer vaccine. If your ? Is about the hpv vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, that may benefit anyone that has never acquired the included hpv virus strains through past exposure. Unfortunately, most insurers will generally only cover this expense for the target age group which goes up to age 26. ...Read more
Yes , unfortunately: It could happen in 2 different scenarios- first scenario- recurrence of disease. Can hapen locally on the same breast or comes back on different area on the body ( metastatic disease). Second scenario- a second breast cancer. Which means this tumor is not related to the first breast cancer- can happen on the same breast or the other breast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very unlikely: Colon cancer typically starts after the age of 50, although due to obesity and other factors there is been a trend of increasing incidence in the younger groups. Even so, colon cancer is very unlikely at ages younger than 40. Even if one has the classical familial polyposis which is at a higher risk for colon cancer, the average age is still 39. ...Read more
Yes, but it happens: Ovarian cancers in teenagers is entirely different than ovarian cancer in adults. Tumors in kids are generally more treatable and more responsive to chemotherapy. Typical tumor types are called germ cell tumors in kids and adenomas in adults. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Ovarian cancer encompasses a number of different types of malignancies. Some can and do spread to the lung as well as locally within the abdomen as well as to the brain; others do not do so or only rarely. Still others don't spread to the breast but are associated with breast cancer. Best to speak to your health care provider in order to have a detailed conversation. ...Read more
Yes, it is possible: Male breast cancer is rare in contrast to female breast cancer. In the United States, approximately 2140 new cases of mbc are diagnosed annually, and 450 deaths occur.The median age of onset of male breast cancer is 65 to 67, approximately 5 to 10 years older than in women. ...Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
Yes: Tamoxifen is a very effective drug for the treatment of hormone-sensitive (estrogen receptor +) breast cancers. It may be used alone or in combination with traditional IV chemotherapy, depending on the cancer stage. It has no role in rx of estrogen (-) breast ca. Furthermore, aromatase inhibitors are an effective alternative to tamoxifen for estrogen (+) breast cancer after menopause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use deodorant which contain aluminium? I heard there is a risk of getting cancer especially breast cancer. How true is that?
Restoring breast: Reconstruction of the breasts is restoring the breast shape as much as possible to normal after breast cancer treatment has caused a deformity. Sometimes cancer treatment removes part of a breast, and sometimes the entire breast. There are many options that you can chose from after having a long discussion between your plastic surgeon, oncologist and yourself. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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