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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

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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Is there cure for bone cancer..

Is there cure for bone cancer..

It depends: Cure depends on the tumor type ( type of primary bone cancer versus metastatic cancer) . Isolated primary bone cancer like osteosarcoma could be cured using multimodality team of experienced oncologist and surgeon. If bone cancer is secondary/metastatic then treatment is focused on symptoms and preventing fractures using medications like zelandroic acid and Denosumab and radiation for pain relief. ...Read more

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Why is there no cure for cancer?

Why is there no cure for cancer?

Cancer is tough: There is not one cancer but many. Every type is a separate issue with particular characteristics. Many cancers are easily cureable. Many cancers are generally benign and we don't bother to treat. Others we don't bother to treat because we don't have any idea how. Others are best prevented, like lung cancer and getting people to stop smoking. It is not one disease, but many. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for breast cancer?

Is there a cure for breast cancer?

If it's caught early: Early breast cancers that are treated appropriately frequently don't recur--the definition of a cure. Unfortunately, not all breast cancers are diagnosed early enough to cure. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for rectal cancer?

Is there a cure for rectal cancer?

Yes: Depends on the extent or stage of the rectal cancer. Many options available, but it is definitely curable. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for penile cancer?

Is there a cure for penile cancer?

Brachytherapy: In early stages of this disease brachytherapy can be used instead of surgery. This is an organ preserving treatment and can be highly effective for early stages of this disease. ...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 bone cancer?

Is there a cure for bone cancer?

Some types are: Curable depending on the stage of the tumor at the time of diagnosis. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are the usual treatments. There are many different types of bone cancers and each has different behavior and cure rate. Consult this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/sites-types/bone. ...Read more

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Is there any cure medicine for cancer?

Sometimes: Cancer is a few thousand different diseases that have in common destabilization of the genome, making it very tough to cure once it's no longer localized enough to remove surgically. When I was a kid, we cured 2 in 6; a med student 3 in 6, now 4 in 6. Some meds often cure certain disseminated cancers. There will never be a single medicine to cure this, and some will remain intractable. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bowel cancer?

Is there a cure for bowel cancer?

Depends: Curing cancer of the intestinal tract depends on the type of cancer and the stage of cancer at diagnosis. Most early stage cancers of the intestine can be cured with surgical removal of the tumor with low recurrence rates. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative cure for cancer?

Is there an alternative cure for cancer?

No: First of all, cancer is not one disease. Each type of cancer requires an individualized approach to treatment. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet and there are unscrupulous individuals who prey upon the desperation of cancer patients by offering miracle alternative approaches to therapy. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal cure for lung cancer?

Is there an herbal cure for lung cancer?

Not aware of one: Not that anyone is aware of! even though one may one day be found, be very carefull about what anyone is pushing as a cure! besides the financial risk there is also a health risk and interaction with other medications you may be on when you take any herbs of potions not reviewed or approved by the fda. At the very least notify your doctor when you are taking anything other than prescribed. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for nasal cancer?

Is there a cure for nasal cancer?

Depends: It depends what stage, but cure may be possible. ...Read more

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Is there cure for alzeimer?

Is there cure for alzeimer?

Not yet, but: They're working on it! ck alzheimer association or judy fund for more information. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for all breast cancer?

Is there a cure for all breast cancer?

No: If someone promises a cure, or tells you that your cancer could have been cured for certain if you'd been seen earlier, phone the local district attorney. However, the vast majority of breast cancers, most especially those that the woman finds herself, are cured successfully by today's methods. That's a good thing and far better than the world i was born into. ...Read more

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Is there cure for hemorroides?

Is there cure for hemorroides?

For cure: Only surgery or banding. But symptomatically, things like preparation h or witch hazel help. Also stool softeners and diet rich in fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for liver cancer yet?

Is there a cure for liver cancer yet?

Surgery or ablation: Currently, liver cancer can only be cured by surgical removal of the tumor, or by removing the entire liver and performing a liver transplantation. Patients with early stage cancer (small tumor) can sometimes be cured by ablation - a procedure where a probe is placed into the center of the tumor and energy is used to destroy the tumor. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for prostate cancer?

Is there any treatment for prostate cancer?

Prostate CAtreatment: There are many treatments for prostate ca. Curative treatments range from surgery, seed implant, imrt, along with image guided radiation. Non curative treatments include "hormone" treatment or observation. Sometimes the hormone shots are added to the other treatments if the pts factors are more advanced. Treatment options are many and must be customized per patient. ...Read more

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Why is there no cure for cancer yet.

Why is there no cure for cancer yet.

Too broad: The cause of cancer is due to gene mutation. What causes the mutation in a particular gene that causes a particular cancer is the modern question for cancer prevention. Each cancer is different so "curing cancer" is a broad statement and involves understanding the cause of gene mutation for that particular type. ...Read more

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Why is there no cure for cancer yet?

Why is there no cure for cancer yet?

Says whom?: Many cancers, like breast, uterus, cervix, or colon, are curable if detected early and others like testicular cancer and certain lymphomas are curable even if advanced. Better yet, if you live healthy and not use tobacco products, you may reduce the risk of getting many different cancers. Check your facts, the stuff you see on TV or the Internet is not always accurate. ...Read more