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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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How many types of cancer are there?

How many types of cancer are there?

Thousands: More are reported each month. For some, only a handful of cases are known. 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