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Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

No: There is no cure for neurofibromatosis and goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. Painful cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors and those that occur on visible areas of the body may be removed surgically. Surgery also may be performed to remove schwannomas and nerve tissue tumors (neurofibromas) that cause pain, sensory loss, and loss of function. ...Read more

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Retinoblastoma (Definition)

Congenital malignant neoplasms that arise from the nuclear ...Read more


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Is there a cure for cancer?

Is there a cure for cancer?

Surgery: There are many types of cancers. Hence different cures for different cancers and degrees of cancer. Surgery is effective for some. Immunotherapy, treatments that spur the immune system to fight off cancer like it does other illnesses is the promising approach now. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sarcoma?

Is there a cure for sarcoma?

Depends: Depends upon location of sarcoma.Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy will be helpful to cure/control sarcoma. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for deafness?

Is there a cure for deafness?

On occasion: Some causes of deafness are reversible, but an otolaryngologist can help. Yet, if not possible, one could consider the possibility of a cochlear implant. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for poliosis?

Is there a cure for poliosis?

Poliosis: In this congenital absence of melanin (color) in hair on head, eyebrows & eyelashes, there is no cure. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for moyamoya?

Is there a cure for moyamoya?

Moyamoya: Treatment is surgical. Consult a neuro-surgeon for details. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alzheimer's?

Is there a cure for alzheimer's?

Sadly, No: There are treatments (medications) for some of the symptoms. It is also a significant area of research with emerging new treatments every year. Hopefully a cure will be found in your lifetime. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for mastocytosis?

Is there a cure for mastocytosis?

Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for thalassemia?

Is there a cure for thalassemia?

Bone marrow trnsplnt: The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation, either from umbilical cord blood stem cells or from donor bone marrow stem cells. Thalassemia minor is a mild form of the disease, so a transplant would not be needed. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alapecia?

Is there a cure for alapecia?

No: Sometimes intradermal infiltration of corticosteroids can regrow the lost hair in alopecia areata. However if recovery does not take place in 6-8 weeks then it will probably never recover. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pdd?

Is there a cure for pdd?

Unfortunately, no: But there are treatments that can make big differences. Each child is different and might have very unique optimal function levels, but all can be helped. Here are links. - Hope you find good caring help. http://mental-health.emedtv.com/pdd/pdd-treatment.html http://www.learninglinks.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LLIS-36_Austism-Disorders.pdf http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/ ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hemophilia?

Is there a cure for hemophilia?

No: Not yet, however, the disorder can be managed with injections of recombinant coagulation factors. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vitiligo?

Is there a cure for vitiligo?

Treatment: Not truly a cure but rather very good treatments. The best person to discuss this with is a rheumatologist and/or dermatologist. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001834/. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for stuttering?

Is there a cure for stuttering?

Treatment vs cure: One thing to note is that mild stuttering is normal up to about 5 yrs of age in some children. Severe stuttering may require evaluation and treatment earlier. If over 5 yr or severe, then speech therapist will help teach the person how to control. Cured... Maybe not, it might reappear in particularly stressful situations in some people, but controlled, yes. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa?

Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa?

Retinal Chip: Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited disorders that cause degeneration of the retina. Depending on the type, some vision can be retained throughout life, in other cases, not. The most common symptoms are night blindness and gradual loss of peripheral vision. There is no cure, but there is a new retinal implant which restores crude central vision ( argus ii) for those who are blind from rp. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for autism?

Is there a cure for autism?

No. The goal is to: diminish deficits in social communication & reciprocal social interaction & to substitute socially-acceptable movements & behaviors for atypical stereotypies & narrow, restricted areas of interest so that a person with ASD can be nearly indistinguishable from neurotypical peers. Prognosis depends on degree of ASD, level of cognition & early response to therapy, now starting as early as 12 mos. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for meningitis?

Is there a cure for meningitis?

There is treatment: Inflammation of the lining of the brain is considered as meningitis. This inflammation can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, chemicals, etc. Once the condition is diagnosed and the agent identified, an appropriate treatment can get rid of the condition. Followup studies can then show that the condition was "cured". Some can recur or become chronic. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for spondyloarthropathy?

Is there a cure for spondyloarthropathy?

No cure,remission: There is no cure per se for spondyloarthropathy, but there is excellent treatment and some treatments can lead to remission. My wife has a spondyloarthropathy and is in remission on Enbrel (etanercept) (enterecept). See a board certified Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alepesha?

Is there a cure for alepesha?

Maybe: Alopecia just means loss of hair. Some types can be treated; i would see your dermatologist about it. ...Read more