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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
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
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
Tobacco is tobacco: I'm not sure there is any differences in types of tobacco but there is smoking tobacco and chewing tobacco. Smoking tobacco includes cigars, cigarettes, and pipe tobacco. The most dangerous is chewing tobacco because it is in constant contact with the oral tissues. But they are all dangerous because they can all cause cancer--they all have strong links. They are all lethal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare: Skin--melanoma BreastGet a more detailed answer ›
Tobacco use Cancers: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. As per national Cancer Institute, Tobacco use causes cancer of • Lung • Larynx (voice box) • Mouth • Throat • Esophagus • Stomach • Liver • Pancreas • Colon • Rectum • Kidney • Bladder • Cervix People who use smokeless tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco) have increased risks of cancers of •Mouth •Esophagus •Pancreas Your LIFE is a GIFT! ...Read more
Stage-Dependent: Breast cancer survival is more related to the stage rather than the type (ductal, lobular, medullary, etc). Anatomic staging [email protected] size of the cancer&the presence of lymph node and/or distant organ involvement. Molecular staging looks at the presence or absence of specific tumor markers(estrogen-, progesterone-, her2/neu receptors). The most difficult cancers to rx are those w/metastases. ...Read more
It does not: There is no such bearing or relationship. ...Read more
Metastatic lesions: Tumors of adults that spread to the skeletal system are the ones most frequently encountered. This is seen in metastatic lung, breast and other solid tumors. Primary tumors do arise in younger individuals such as Ewing Sarcoma, Chondrosarcoma and Osteogenic Sarcoma. Other lesions such as multiple myeloma can frequently be seen as lesions involving large areas of the skeletal system. ...Read more
Chemotherapy: This is a difficult question because cancer is not a single disease. In most cases, localized solid tumors are best treated by surgery. Leukemia and lymphoma as well as cancers that have spread tend to be more likely treatable with systemic chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possibilities percentage wise for a female at the age of 25 developing any type of cancer ?
Very low: Unless you have a strong family history of early cancers or have a known genetic defect related to cancer, the likelihood of an otherwise normal woman developing cancer at the age of 25 is very low. Blood in stool does need to be investigated, it may be as simple as piles but still you are urged to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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