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Dr. Sewa Legha
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DID US - THYROID RIGHT NODULE WITH TISSUE' SIZE 0.8 *1.5 CM , VASCULAR FLOW + MICRO CALCIFICATIONS. WHAT IS THE ֵ% CANCER?ON SAME SIDE CYST 0.2 CM

DID US - THYROID RIGHT NODULE WITH TISSUE' SIZE 0.8 *1.5 CM , VASCULAR FLOW + MICRO CALCIFICATIONS. WHAT IS THE ֵ% CANCER?ON SAME SIDE CYST 0.2 CM

It can be but not su: This is a suspicious lesion.odds are 20% that it can be cancer, so you need to follow your doctor's recommendations. Seeing an endocrinologist can be your best guide ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


Dr. Le Wang
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DID US - NODULE WITH TISSUE' SIZE 0.8 *1.5 CM , VASCULAR FLOW + MICRO CALCIFICATIONS. WHAT IS THE ֵ% CANCER?ALSO HAVE ACID REFLUX ַ& HELICOBACTER-

DID US - NODULE WITH TISSUE' SIZE 0.8 *1.5 CM , VASCULAR FLOW + MICRO CALCIFICATIONS. WHAT IS THE ֵ% CANCER?ALSO HAVE ACID REFLUX ַ& HELICOBACTER-

Nodule: Where is the nodule? Hard to predict want % are cancer. I recommend further eval with your doctor. Depending on the location, CT or MRI or other means could be helpful. If suspecious increases after further eval, biopsy would be indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
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Ct scan shows small calcific densities measuring 3.5mm in the right lobe of thyroid gland. Any suggestions on what this could be please? I had breast cancer in 08 but no mestateses and n full remission w br ca. Tysvm! I love you guys.

Ct scan shows small calcific densities measuring 3.5mm in the right lobe  of thyroid gland. Any suggestions on what this could be please? I had breast cancer in 08 but no mestateses and n full remission w br ca. Tysvm! I love you guys.

Many things: Thyroid calcifications are relatively common. Some of them are an indication of thyroid cancer. The first thing to do is to get a neck ultrasound, which is better than ct in visualizing the thyroid, and thyroid function tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Lydia Collins
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At what age do people get micro calcifications in their breast? Do they ever turn into cancer if benign?

At what age do people get micro calcifications in their breast?  Do they ever turn into cancer if benign?

Microcalcifications: ...can appear at any age. They do not turn cancerous. A new onset of grouped calcifications can be a sign of cancer. Usually we want repeat imaging to "demonstrate stability". After that we don't worry about them unless there is some change on the imaging. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Whiting
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Had a stereotactic biopsy on micro calcifications that proved negative for cancer. Told have to do mammo every 6 mo to evaluate calcifications. Why ?

Had a stereotactic biopsy on micro calcifications that proved negative for cancer. Told have to do mammo every 6 mo to evaluate calcifications. Why ?

Biopsy not 100%: A stereotactic biopsy is not a perfect procedure. It would be possible to miss an area of cancer. By repeating the mammogram, your doc will make sure the califications are stable. If there are many new calcifications, you might need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Does a tiny calcification on ovary 3 mm mean cancer?

Does a tiny calcification on ovary 3 mm mean cancer?

No: These are common incidental findings. We pathologists see them in autopsies frequently. I think they're old ovulation scars that somehow calcify. If your physician is not concerned, don't be either. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Have a .3 CM calcification on ovary is that cancer?

Have a .3 CM calcification on ovary is that cancer?

Need more info: Calcifications are seen in both benign and malignant conditions of ovary . In malignant lesions calcifications show certain pattern . 8 % of malignant ovarian tumors show calcifications , speak to your doctor., your may not be malignant. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Eric Chevlen
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Can calcification of the testicle lead to cancer? Help please?

Can calcification of the testicle lead to cancer? Help please?

No.: Testicular cancer almost always presents as a lump in the testicle itself, not in the tube-like structures attached to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What is calcification and non-invasive cancer of the breast like?

What is calcification and non-invasive cancer of the breast like?

See below: Certain types of microscopic calcium deposits seen on mammogram can represent early stage of non-invasive breast cancer such as dcis (ductal carcinoma in situ) or lcis (lobular). Lcis is not cancerous but considered pre-cancerous. Non-invasive cancers treated with lumpectomy surgery & sometimes hormone & radiation treatments. ...Read more

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