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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. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I am 34 years old...Will prostatic calcification lead to cancer? Can I eliminate the prostatic calcification/

I am 34 years old...Will prostatic calcification lead to cancer? Can I eliminate the prostatic calcification/

Need more info: Prostatic calcification in of them selves will not lead to cancer. Not knowing your medical or family history leads me to also advise that you talk to a urologist for more information as to the future of prostate problems as they are many not necessarily because of calcifications. ...Read more

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Does non calcification lung nodules be cancer?

Does non calcification lung nodules be cancer?

Could be: A lung nodule may be primary or metastatic lung cancer. A calcified nodule is more likely to be old granuloma. ...Read more

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

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

If new merits eval: On mammogram calcifications can be seen frequently. Depending on their pattern and whether or not they are new, they can be characterized as either benign or suspicious appearing calcifications. This is a separate topic while related to noninvasive breast cancer which in most women is managed in a similar manner to invasive disease, other than no chemotherapy. This is a very large topic. Acs. Org. ...Read more

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What does lung cancer calcification mean?

What does lung cancer calcification mean?

Scar: Within some cancers in breast or lung scarring can occur in certain patterns. Calcium deposits in the scar. Much lung calcification is in benign lesions - hamartoma, granulomas, but can be in cancer also. Regular exams and ct scans can help define the issues. ...Read more

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Does calcification of thyroid nodules mean cancer?

No: But in the setting of a solid nodule they are a marker for possible cancer and often lead to needle biopsy. ...Read more

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Can calcification in thyroid nodules mean you have cancer?

Can calcification in thyroid nodules mean you have cancer?

It could...: As mentioned, there are both benign and malignant causes of calcifications within the thyroid. A biopsy of the nodule should be able to clarify the situation. ...Read more

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Can calcification in thyroid nodules mean you have cancer?

No: However, certain patterns of calcification raise the risk that a nodule could be malignant. When in doubt, needle biopsy is advised. ...Read more

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Does calcification in thyroid nodules mean that you have cancer?

It depends: It depends upon the pattern of the calcification. "eggshell" calcification, where there is a thin calcific rim around the the nodule is not associated with an increased risk of cancer, while "microcalcifications" inside the nodule are associated with a much higher risk of cancer, 50-100%, compared to 5% for nodules in general. ...Read more

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I had cancerous calcification on my right breasts. I also had a lumpectomy and radiation, but why is the cancer coming back?

I had cancerous calcification on my right breasts. I also had a lumpectomy and radiation, but why is the cancer coming back?

We Wish We Knew: There is nothing more frustrating than cancer recurrence, especially when one is given a "clean bill of health" after treatment. Unfortunately, some breast cancers can recur--if its in the breast alone, a mastectomy may be necessary; if its elsewhere in the body, this requires chemotherapy. If you are unclear about this, please discuss at length with your cancer doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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