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How likely is it for endometrial cancer to metastasize?

How likely is it for endometrial cancer to metastasize?

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 more

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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 likely is it for breast cancer to spread to the ovaries?

How likely is it for breast cancer to spread to the ovaries?

In late stages: It is likely to spread when there is abdominal metastasis ( peritoneal ) but not common way of metastasis to ovary with out involving other organs like liver lung etc. ...Read more

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How to know it is cyst or breast cancer?

How to know it is cyst or breast cancer?

See your physician: Who will take a history, do a physical exam and possibly order tests such as mammogram or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it okay that I have the cancer ovarian vaccine?

Is it okay that I have the cancer ovarian vaccine?

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

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Is it possible to get breast cancer twice?

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Is it possible to get breast cancer twice?

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 more

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Is it possible to have colon cancer at 18?

Is it possible to have colon cancer at 18?

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

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Is it safe for anybody to get thymic carcinoma?

Is it safe for anybody to get thymic carcinoma?

Depends: Like any other cancer, survival depends on the stage at which it is discovered. Any early stage cancer can be cured, if it is found in time. ...Read more

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Is it always necessary to treat prostate cancer?

Is it always necessary to treat prostate cancer?

No: This is a hotbed that can't be answered in 400 letters. Basically, i tell patients if they don't expect to live 10 years, you may not have to do anything about your prostate cancer. ...Read more

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How probable is it for dong quai to cause breast cancer?

How probable is it for dong quai to cause breast cancer?

Unknown: Herbal supplements are poorly studied and poorly understood. If you have family risks for breast cancer ask your family physician. Also see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/dong-quai/ns_patient-dongquai. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's rare for teen girls to get ovarian cancer?

Is it true that it's rare for teen girls to get ovarian cancer?

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 more

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It is common for ovarian cancer spreading to Breast and Lung?

It is common for ovarian cancer spreading to Breast and Lung?

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

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Is it possible for men to get breast cancer?

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Is it possible for men to get breast cancer?

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 more

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Is it okay for an oncologist to do breast cancer treatment without tamoxifen?

Is it okay for an oncologist to do breast cancer treatment without tamoxifen?

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 more

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Is it possible to get pregnant after ovarian cancer?

Is it possible to get pregnant after ovarian cancer?

Maybe: It depends on the treatment. If your ovaries are removed you cannot get pregnant unless you have in vitro fertilization. You also have to have your uterus for pregnancy. If it was removed then no pregnancy unless you use a surrogate. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not true: For you mammogram it is important not to wear deodorant, lotion or powder on your upper chest/breast or under the arm. You can put these on after your study is complete. Otherwise, it is okay to use deodorant. ...Read more

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How common is it to get breast cancer as a teenager?

Almost-never.: The statistical probability of getting breast cancer in your teens is lower than the odds of winning the lottery. Breast cancer rates increase the older you are, and are rarely seen before the 30's. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to remove ovarian cysts vaginally?

Is it possible for you to remove ovarian cysts vaginally?

No: Ovarian cyst that need to be removed for biopsy purposes are usually removed by laparoscope. In some cases an open abdominal incision is employed to deliver the cyst. The apex of the vagina is the cervix , anteriorly is bladder and posteriorly is rectum. ...Read more

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What exactly is breast cancer reconstruction? Is it safe?

What exactly is breast cancer reconstruction? Is it safe?

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 more

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Is it possible that I have breast cancer at 16?

Is it possible that I have breast cancer at 16?

While possible it: Would be very rare. If there are symptoms of concern recommend evaluation. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

A cancer that begins in the female organs ...Read more