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Nasopharynx cancer (npc)! My father has npc second stage. Is there a cure? What are his odds of survival?

Nasopharynx cancer (npc)! My father has npc second stage. Is there a cure? What are his odds of survival?

Good: Nasopharynx cancer is easily treated. In second stage therei are cervical lymph nodes but when high in neck it is easy to encompass a field where the pharyngeal lesion is hit by cross RT beams and the neck also treated with RT. Chemo is then given which in most instances is successful. Surgery most of the time is not indicated. ...Read more

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Father died of cardiac arrest& family has hx of cardiac issues&cancer. My chances of getting either?

Father died of cardiac arrest& family has hx of cardiac issues&cancer. My chances of getting either?

Risk: there isn't enough information to predict your risk. In. Any case you should discuss with your own Dr who can get as much information as possible about you and your family's history. The doc can then advise you on prudent steps to take. ...Read more

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Survival chance of patient with 99% TB infected?

Survival chance of patient with 99% TB infected?

Very high: Pulmonary TB is curable 100 percent as long as it is not mdrtb ie multidrug resistant. ...Read more

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Odds of recurrence in renal cancer patient?

Odds of recurrence in renal cancer patient?

Varies: This varies dramatically depending on the stage. Small tumors confined to the kidney may be curable in 90% or more of people, whereas lymph node involvement or involvement of tissues surrounding the kidney may be curable in only a small percentage of people. ...Read more

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Is there any chance of survival/recovery chances for someone with a stage IV cancer?

Is there any chance of survival/recovery chances for someone with a stage IV cancer?

These are different: Patients can recover from stage IV cancer with appropriate treatment, but they still will not survive. ...Read more

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Chances of getting basal cell carcinoma if sunbather 50 yr ago?

Chances of getting basal cell carcinoma if sunbather 50 yr ago?

Depends: It is much more likely than the risk of a nonsunbather, but one also has to take into account how light the complexion is. Very fair persons are prone to sun related skin cancers. ...Read more

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What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

Late 40's in US.: The mean age at diagnosis of cervical cancer in the United States from 2000 to 2004 was 48 years. Only 5.7 percent of cases were diagnosed in women age 85 years or older. From 2000 to 2004, the United States age-adjusted incidence of cervical cancer in girls under age 20 was 0.1 per 100, 000, rising to 1.5 per 100, 000 in women age 20 to 24 years, and then ranging from 11.0 to 15.8 per 100, 000 for w. ...Read more

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What r the chances of cancer in child if father has seminoma?

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What r the chances of cancer in child if father has seminoma?

Not high 1-3%: Approximately 1 to 3 percent of affected men have a family member with the disease. Majority would be associated with some other factors- like undescended testes, infertility/subfertility, HIV infection, hypospadias, other condition like klinefelter's etc. ...Read more

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My father has stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. Prognosis?

My father has stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. Prognosis?

In general, not good: Non small cell is usually not as aggressive as small cell, but chemotherapy is not as effective. A lot depends on the functional status of your dad, and where the cancer has spread. Stage 4 implies it has spread somewhere. 5 year survival rates are usually less than 5%. Sorry. ...Read more

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Friend of mine who is 48 was dx with non small cell lung cancer stage 2a what is the prognosis. Any chance of cure?

Friend of mine who is 48 was dx with non small cell lung cancer stage 2a what is the prognosis. Any chance of cure?

Guarded: I'm glad you're there for your friend. For stage 2a lung cancer, about 35-40% of people are alive in five years with treatment. I'm going to assume that the staging is complete. Best wishes to you both ...Read more

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Who is at risk of developing prostate cancer?

Who is at risk of developing prostate cancer?

Men as they age: No joke, risk #1 being male, risk#2 getting older. The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, especially after age 50. More than 80% of prostate cancers are diagnosed in men who are 65 or older. And in the us, african american men have a higher risk of prostate cancer than white men. Additionally a family history of prostate cancer is also a risk. See this link: http://bit.Ly/lhig6p. ...Read more

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Twin girls, one dies complications of histiocytosis x (dod 1985) other twin has had no evidence. Are her children at risk?

Twin girls, one dies complications of histiocytosis x (dod 1985) other twin has had no evidence. Are her children at risk?

Most likely no...: Langerhans cell histiocytosis is usually not inherited and typically occurs in people with no history of the disorder in their family. A few families with multiple cases of langerhans cell histiocytosis have been identified, but the inheritance pattern is unknown. ...Read more

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Yesterday father was diagnosed with cervical cancer. What are the rates for cancer survival with this?

Yesterday father was diagnosed with cervical cancer. What are the rates for cancer survival with this?

Whaaa????: Your father was diagnosed with cervical cancer? Either you meant to write "mother" or you mean cancer somewhere in the neck, which would not be called "cervical". Please clarify......Men have no uterine cervix 'cause we ain't got uteri. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 20 year old man with no known family history getting pancreatic cancer?

What are the chances of a 20 year old man with no known family history getting pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic CA: Pancreatic CA is normally found in older like over 45, who have smoked. It's also linked to diabetes, obesity, FH. Being 20 would make it extremely unlikely for you to have pancreatic CA. You have plenty of time to take care of yourself...exercise, loose wt,eat well, take omega 3 and vit D, get at least 15 to 30 min of outside time every day, and do things you enjoy. Enjoy life!! ...Read more

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If parent had colon cancer at 80, what is risk of offspring getting it after 65? No other known family member was diagnosed with GI tumor or condition

If parent had colon cancer at 80, what is risk of offspring getting it after 65? No other known family member was diagnosed with GI tumor or condition

Cancer screening: Cancer screening is recommended and all populations over the age of 50. In your case it does not matter if a family member had cancer at the age of 80 you should have your screening at the age of 50 regardless. The only time this becomes significant is if a family member has cancer around the age of 50 in which case immediate family should be screen 10 years prior to that age. ...Read more

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Childhood cancer survivor rates are highest for which childhood cancers?

Childhood cancer survivor rates are highest for which childhood cancers?

Several!: Currently over 80% of children diagnosed with cancer will be cured of their disease, due to advances in the treatment of common childhood cancers such as acute lymphoblastic leukemia; over 90% of children with that diagnosis are now cured. Many types of brain tumors, wilm's tumor, and lymphomas are also very curable. Metastatic bone and soft tissue tumors and neuroblastoma are still challenging. ...Read more

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In december 2005 I had non-small cell lung cancer. What are the chances of relapse?

Not common: Since you have been disease free for nearly 7 years it would be unusual for a recurrence. There might be risk for a second new lung cancer depending on the original type and smoking history. ...Read more

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What're the chances of someone inheriting chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

What're the chances of someone inheriting chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

Rare: There have been familial cases reported and my partner and i had a brother and a sister. The brother has never required therapy yet but the sister did. Mayo clinic is doing a study on familial cases. Mainly taking blood and studying it. It is an ongoing study so the results are not available yet. Hope this helps. ...Read more