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Least Common Type Of Cancer
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
Metastases: When cancer involves the bones, it's most often a metastasis from another place. Prostate, lung, breast, and others love to go to the bone. You can also have bone marrow cancers like myeloma or lymphoma that ultimately affect the bone itself and most rarely, primary cancers of the skeletal system like osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma. Those 2 are quite uncommon. ...Read more
Nobody knows: There are many thousands of subtypes. We must suppose that the least common one remains undiscovered. If any physician presumes to answer this question, be aware that there is surely some type that's less common. ...Read more
What is the average survival percentages of an american adult with the most common types of cancer?
Debatable but...: Basal cell cancer of the skin and papillary cancer of the thyroid are relatively "benign" forms of cancer - an oxymoron, I know. Two cancers I wouldn't want are anaplastic cancer of the thyroid and glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer. 10 more doctors will give you 10 different answers. Good luck. ...Read more
Rare but does occur: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a hereditary condition commonly associated with multiple café-au-lait spots on the skin. These are light brown in color, and in many instances continue to progress with the conversion to malignant melanoma. Many of the patients develop a number of neurofibromas (benign) They are often seen as raised bumps on the skin. Occassionally one can convert to sarcoma. ...Read more
Leukemia Most Common: In children (including ages 10-15 years old), Leukemias are the most common cause of cancer accounting for 33% of cases. Brain and other Central Nervous System tumors are the next most frequent accounting for 20% of childhood cancers. Additionally, cancers occur more commonly in boys whose rates are 20% higher than the rates for girls. Other cancers of note are Lymphomas, Bone, Kidney, and more. ...Read more
Common habit: Tobacco use is one of the most common carcinogenic habits, so it follows that it is one of the most common risk factors. ...Read more
Only certain cancers: Population-based studies have confirmed that patients with celiac disease are at increased risk of mortality. However, they do not seem to be at an increased risk only to lymphoproliferative malignancy (of lymph nodes) and gastrointestinal cancer. A gluten free diet may reduce those cancers, possibly reduce the increased mortality as well. ...Read more
OK, I'll bite..: Chemo has been very effective against testicular cancer and many lymphomas, but not all. It's not too successful against glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, or anaplastic thyroid cancer. Overall, how effective chemo is depends on many variables, including the tumor-host response, an individual relationship between a patient and their cancer. Good luck. ...Read more
Not Very: There are a few types of vaginal cancers that may occur in women. Although, most are in older age but the cancerous changes in cells are not entirely depending on that factor alone. Pl see attached link for some other detail. The critical thing is proper diagnosis at an early age and treatment for best results. Vaginal cancer is rare. Only about 1 of every 1, 100 women will develop vaginal cancer ...Read more
For what reasons tobacco use is considered the most common risk factor among all types of cancer?
Tobacco use Cancers:
I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
As per national Cancer Institute, Tobacco use causes cancer of
• Larynx (voice box)
People who use smokeless tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco) have increased risks of cancers of
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What type of cancer is most common in a long term use of body lotion? What are signs and symptoms? Just a question...
How are the most common forms/types of cancer detected/screened for? Which common types have no screening tests at all, at this time?
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