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What is the most painful type of cancer?

What is the most painful type of cancer?

Depends on site: Generally, it's not the tissue origin of a cancer which makes it painful, but the site to which it has spread. Since pain is a subjective experience, it's difficult to compare pain intensities between people, so your question eludes direct answer. ...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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I have red patches in the roof of my mouth- they ar not painful- is it cancer? Which type of doctor can check that?

I have red patches in the roof of my mouth- they ar not painful- is it cancer? Which type of doctor can check that?

Your dentist first: Dentists are trained to diagnose systemic diseases that affect oral cavity, so is your family doctor, before rushing to a oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What type of breast cancer that cause the breast to swell and cause under the armpit to have a painful lump? And does that mean the cancer has spread

What type of breast cancer that cause the breast to swell and cause under the armpit to have a painful lump? And does that mean the cancer has spread

Infiltrating duct: All carcinomas of the breast will eventually metastasize or spread to the axilla. Intraductal lesions in the process of converting are within the duct system, non palpable and won't spread until they become invasive. Swelling occurs when the tumor enlarges but not to the extent seen with inflammatory Ca where the swelling is within the subcutaneous lymphatic system only. ...Read more

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What type of cancer are their?

What type of cancer are their?

Rephrase ur question: Please rephrase your question to get a better answer. There are a lot of type of cancers. I am not sure I understand your question. ...Read more

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Are cancer deaths always painful?

Are cancer deaths always painful?

No: Cancer pain usually results from spread to bone or nerve, sometimes local measures can keep these under control. Some cancer deaths are agonizing and require a great deal of medication. Others are pain-free, as was my late mother's. In contrast to the barbaric policies of the past, today's politicians are more willing to allow physicians to manage end-stage cancer pain. ...Read more

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What is an unusual type of cancer?

What is an unusual type of cancer?

Several not in skin: Most malignancies are glandular in origin and at least by type can easily be diagnosed. The second most common lesions are of squamous origin. More uncommon are sarcomatous lesions such as extremity epitheliod sarcomas which are rare and deadly, leiomyosarcomas not arising in stomach or uterine fibroid but in vein walls and as I've just encountered a sarcomatoid carcinoma in the mastoid bone. ...Read more

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What are the different type of cancer?

What are the different type of cancer?

Too many to list: The two major types are carcinoma and sarcoma and both types affect different organs. See this site for more information about cancer.

http://www. Cancer. Gov/ ...Read more

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What type of cancer is extremely rare?

What type of cancer is extremely rare?

Tell us why you ask?: If you can help us by telling us more about what you want to know, we can be more helpful. This kind of quiz does not help you or I...as we will both be guessing wildly. So get to the point and tell us what is your problem?? . ...Read more

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What's the most common type of cancer?

Skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest cancer, though it causes almost no deaths. Lung cancer is the commonest lethal cancer. ...Read more

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What is the most common type of cancer?

What is the most common type of cancer?

Breast/prostate: Breast is the most common in women. Prostate is the most common in men. ...Read more

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Tell me the most common types of cancer?

Tell me the most common types of cancer?

See below: Prostate, breast, lung, colorectal, melanoma (skin), and bladder cancer are the most common types. A full list is published at: http://www. Cancer. Gov/cancertopics/types/commoncancers. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of cancer?

What are the most common types of cancer?

Cancer types: The most common cancers originate within the lung, breast, prostate, and colon. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer does sunlight cause?

Which type of cancer does sunlight cause?

Sun and CA: Sun light or tanning beds causes two types of skin cancers...Basal cell cancer and melanoma. Basal cell CA is classically called the rat CA. It tends to stay right where it started and eat a hole...much like if you were chewed on by a rat. Melanoma is a much deadlier cancer and can spread to other organs. ...Read more

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What number of types of cancer are there?

What number of types of cancer are there?

Hundreds: Cancer is a spectrum of diseases, each defined by the tissue and organ of origin, as well as the molecular pathways and mutations that are driving tumorigenesis, proliferation, invasion, and distant spread. The medical community is still learning, hence the need for more cancer research! ...Read more

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What is the most dangerous type of cancer?

What is the most dangerous type of cancer?

Varies: Lung cancer is single commonest casue of cancer deaths. However, it is difficult to compare cancers. There are cancers that kill faster, e.g., pro-myelocytic leukemia, but are les common. ...Read more

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Which type of pain do cancer victims feel?

Variable: Cancer does not always cause pain. Most early cancers are in fact painless. Only advanced cancers cause pain, that too if the cancer is either pressing on a nerve or has spread into the bones. Then it can cause severe and persistent pain. ...Read more

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Which types of cancer are less noticeable?

Varies: Some cancers are not detected until widespread and it is too late to intervene. The real question is why? Some may not present with early symptoms because of their "silent" location. For example, pancreatic cancer off of the tail of the pancreas grows, spreads and seeds the abdomen with minimal symptoms. Some cancers of the GI tract are found on screening tests. When symptomatic, it is too late. ...Read more

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What are the main types of cancer treament?

What are the main types of cancer treament?

These work: If you are to have any hope of a cure from any kind of cancer, treatment will involve either surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy -- the latter with traditional cytotoxic treatment and/or some of the highly-targeted new medicines. This is the truth. "Natural" treatments may make you feel better but won't touch the cancer despite all the hustle. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer is goblitcelcarsonoma?

Which type of cancer is goblitcelcarsonoma?

Goblet Cell Ca: This is one of many cancer variants in a variety of organs. These cells produce mucus, which distends normal cells in the small intestine so they bear a fanciful resemblance to wine goblets. When cells with this look turn malignant, pathologists can still spot the resemblance. I hope this cancer can be effectively treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer is easiest for to treat?

Which type of cancer is easiest for to treat?

BCC on the skin: Basal cell carcinoma of the skin can frequently be removed in the office under local anesthesia. If the margins are clear then you are usually cured of that lesion. Since sun exposure likely caused it, you are still at risk for developing skin cancers in the future, so get a head to toe skin check frequently. ...Read more

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How many different types of cancer are there?

Many: There are over 100 different cancers known among humans. Cancer can arise from any part of our bodies. But the common sites are lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What makes people get certain types of cancer?

Complicated question: The causes of cancers are many and varied. The question cannot be answered simply. Enviromental and genetic factors play roles, and cancer is more common as we age. Many times we are just not sure why people get cancer. ...Read more

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Fecullar lymphnoma type of cancer, what to do?

Fecullar lymphnoma type of cancer, what to do?

Consult an Oncologis: An oncologist can take care of your lymphoma. It is treatable and most patients do well following treatment and live for many years and even cured. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer has the best living rate?

Skin and thyroid: Survival rates for cancer can vary greatly. Even within a specific organ there are different cancer tissue types that may have very different prognosis. Certain common skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous, have relatively high survival rates... near 100%. (Melanoma will generally have a lower survival rate). Most thyroid cancers generally also have an excellent prognosis with treatment ...Read more

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What are different types of cancer you can get?

What are different types of cancer you can get?

Name an Organ...: Cancer may develop in just about any organ in the body, with the most frequent sites including the skin, breast, prostate, lung, colon, uterus, thyroid, head and neck, kidney, bladder, brain, bone, blood cells, lymph nodes, stomach, pancreas, liver, esophagus to name but a few. ...Read more

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Which type of treating cancer is the very best?

Hard to say: I'm not sure I understand your question. If you want to know what type of cancer has the best treatment and recovery chances, hodgkins lymphoma is one of the best ones. Well differentiated stage I endometrial cancer also has almost 100% survival. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer is the most uncommon form?

Far and away: Skin cancers are the most common: basal cell leads, squamous and melanoma. Basal cell is perhaps the most curable cancer as well. ...Read more

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Which type of cancer takes time for you to die?

Which type of cancer takes time for you to die?

Many types...: There are some cancers that tend to remain localized, giving plenty of time to remove them and leaving a very low likelihood that they will come back to kill; some common skin cancers fall in this category. In contrast, some benign tumors can prove quite deadly - such as certain "benign" brain tumors that nevertheless grow and destroy the brain. ...Read more