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What are the tests for jejunal cancer?

What are the tests for jejunal cancer?

Biopsy: Jejunal cancers are uncommon. These may be lymphomas, connective tissue tumors or carcinomas. In most instances a biopsy of the lesion and examination of the tissue by a pathologist will be needed for diagnosis. ...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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What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

Obstruction: Cancers of the jejunum are uncommon and depending on the type may cause obstruction leading to abdominal swelling, vomiting, pain etc. In case of lymphomas there may enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen and elsewhere. Neuroendocrine tumors may produce flushing and cardiac defects i.e., carcinoid syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

Very rare: Jejunal cancer is very rare, and is an odd diagnosis to be concerned about. Signs would be blockage of the intestines, resulting in nausea, vomiting, and a distended abdomen, along with inability to pass gas or stool. However, there are far more non-cancerous reasons for all these symptoms, such as hernias or internal scar tissue (adhesions). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Jejunal cancer?

Malig. Of mid SB: Jejunum is the largest segment of small intestine situated between duodenum and ileum. While malignancies of bowel are most commonly found in the colon, the most frequent tumors of SB were GIST (36%) followed by lymphomas (24%) and adenocarcinomas (18%). Metastasis to lumen of small bowel also found in rare situations arising from primaries of lung and malignant melanoma. ...Read more

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Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

None proven: There is no "natural" treatment for cancer of any kind. Some cancers do grow so slowly that treatment is not necessary, but this is rare outside of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

Depends: Depends on type of cancer, how much, location, other factors including extent of disease/spread, predisposing factors, e.g. Ibd, celiac disease. Generally requires surgery, perhaps chemotherapy.
Check with GI md, oncologist (cancer specialist), surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there any cure medicine for cancer?

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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Where to find cheap cancer drug?

Where to find cheap cancer drug?

Which drug?: Need more details but whatever you do, make sure the source is reputable or else you may not be getting the right treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine for cancer in pancreas?

What is a good medicine for cancer in pancreas?

There are several: You should be asking this to your oncologist. The best chemo drugs include Gemcitabine, Paclitaxel and Oxaliplatin, often use din combination. ...Read more

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Is cancer chemotherapy a type of nuclear medicine?

Is cancer chemotherapy a type of nuclear medicine?

Chemotherapy nuclear: Chemotherapy is a chemical, usually a toxic chemical that one would consider poison if used in a particular way. It is in no way nuclear or radioactive. That would be radiation. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pain of cervical cancer?

What is the best medicine for pain of cervical cancer?

Seek help from oncol: Your oncologist can find out the cause of the pain and treat you with pain medication. A pain specialist may be even more helpful in case your oncologist is not able to control your pain well. ...Read more

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Is developing a new cancer drug science or nanotechnology?

Is developing a new cancer drug science or nanotechnology?

Multidisciplinary: Developing a cancer drug is an involved process that need contributions of chemists, biochemists, molecular biologists, doctors, pharmacologists, and more. Nanotechnology has not played a major role, yet. ...Read more

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Has there ever been a cancer cure using alternative medicine?

Has there ever been a cancer cure using alternative medicine?

I say no: During the Laetrile scam, every physician in the USA was asked to give information and possible cures for review. There were none. Cancer quacks lie shamelessly. The cures you are reading about are made up. ...Read more

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My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat cancer?

Patience.......: Depending on his illness, to help his quality of life and hopefully lead to a long life there may not be another way other than taking some medicines. Depending on your child's and the regimen recommended you might consider:
1- making a game of the medicine routine with a small reward/prize at the completion
2- ask the compounding pharmacy if there are ways to make the drugs more palatable. ...Read more

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What are the medical clinical testing procedures for cancer drug?

Extensive testing: After going through pre-clinical testing in cell culture lines and animal models, a cancer drug is tested in humans. A phase I trial looks for safety information regarding the maximum tolerated dose of a drug. A phase ii trial looks for initial efficacy possibilities in a particular cancer population. A phase iii trial compares the new treatment against the current standard option. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter drug or pill can I buy for pain from cancer?

What over-the-counter drug or pill can I buy for pain from cancer?

Ibuprofen, etc.: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents like Ibuprofen are sufficient to help many people with cancer pain. You have my sympathy; good luck. ...Read more

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Do leaves and seeds help with cancer like alternative medicine does?

Do I understand?: You are asking about plants that have anti-cancer properties. The ones that actually help control / kill of the cancer (taxol, vinca) are now part of the mainstream pharmacoupia. I'm probably not the only person on healthtap that's optimistic about medical marijuana for the side-effects of chemotherapy and for palliation. The other botanicals aren't miracle cures. Be discerning & good luck. ...Read more

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What are the options besides nanotechnology for cancer drug delivery?

What are the options besides nanotechnology for cancer drug delivery?

Many: There are a few drugs that use this idea such as abraxane. There are mulle possibilities. Currently an chemotherapy is attached to a carrier molecule and attached to an antibody for breast cancer.
Delivery might be less important than targeting weakness in cancer cells more specifically. ...Read more

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Can cancer drugs cause a kidney to become atrophic and damage the other?

Yes: Certain cancer drugs are known to be toxic to the kidneys, which is why your kidney function is closely monitored on them. ...Read more

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Are there other cancer treatment besides traditional medicine/quemotherapy?

Are there other cancer treatment besides traditional medicine/quemotherapy?

Forgive my frankness: If you have cancer, even a little basal cell carcinoma on your nose, it will eventually kill you, period, unless you have appropriate surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. The alternative medicine community ranges from people who offer labor-intensive comfort measures that can help to the most cynical, cruel, and dishonest charlatans who will play anyone for a fool. Please be careful. ...Read more

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Can I have some information about cancer drug develpment, like how long it takes?

Can I have some information about cancer drug develpment, like how long it takes?

A LONG TIME: The drug pipeline for cancer therpy may take 5 to 7 yr to reach market and only a minority of potential therapies achieve market status. Selection trials at all phases of development are quite expensive and sometimes hard to achieve. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the best natural medicine for cancer? Any fruits or vegetables?

Please tell me what's the best natural medicine for cancer? Any fruits or vegetables?

Unknown: Herbal and natural remedies cannot be discounted but the lack of solid randomized clinical trials makes it hard to recommend the best one. Also the specifics of the situation would be needed to even make a guess. ...Read more

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What are some long term side effects of these chemo drugs, if you survive your cancer?

Which chemo?: It really depends on which chemo you will be receiving. There is a wide variety. Some can leave you with numbness in your fingers and toes, others contribute to infertility, and many contribute to a higher lifetime risk of developing new skin cancer with sun exposure. Your medical oncologist should be an excellent resource for this question. ...Read more

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Is Warfarin the only medicine for PE and how long will I have to be on it? Hx of cancer

Is Warfarin the only medicine for PE and how long will I have to be on it? Hx of cancer

Warfarin: There are other meds but you should discuss this with your medical doctor and if applicable your oncologist to determine if this treatment is for a fixed time or lifelong ...Read more

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Furazolidone is banned in united states, is there any drug substitue it, and why it is banned, does it really cause cancer?

Nitrofuran abx: Furazolidone is in the class of nitrofuran antibiotics. Apparently, in the mid-1990s, the drug was found to have carcinogenic metabolites, so it was taken off the market eventually by the FDA in 2009. The good news is that it's in the same class as Macrobid, and depending on what type of infection you're treating, there are lots of other antibiotics. Furazolidone is not very special or unique. ...Read more

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What drugs are most commonly used to treat cancer?

What drugs are most commonly used to treat cancer?

Why this question?: If you have cancer that needs to be treated, go see an oncologist. There are more than 100 different drugs that we can use to treat various cancers. Too long a list to outline here! ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Jejunal Cancer (Definition)

Jejunum is the largest segment of small intestine situated between duodenum and ileum. While malignancies of bowel are most commonly found in the colon, the most frequent tumors of SB were GIST (36%) followed by lymphomas (24%) and adenocarcinomas (18%). Metastasis to lumen of small bowel also found in rare situations arising from primaries of ...Read more


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