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Can an adult have medula blastoma?

Can an adult have medula blastoma?

Yes adults can: Meduloblastoma is a malignant tumor that originate in Cerebellum or Posterior fossa it is ten times more common in children than in adults ...Read more

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If a glio blastoma multeform is detected early, is it possible to resect with a a total successful conclusion.

If a glio blastoma multeform is detected early, is it possible to resect with a a total successful conclusion.

Yes it is possible: In general dbm is a very bad cancer. Yet a total tumor resection along with chemotherapy and radiotherapy can cure a very small percentage of patients(5-10%). ...Read more

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What causes a non-cancerous blastoma?

What causes a non-cancerous blastoma?

No Idea: Who told you about it? That same person can answer your question. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a teratoma and a blastoma?

What is the difference between a teratoma and a blastoma?

Separate tumors: A teratoma is a tumor with tissue from an organ resembling normal derivatives of more than one germ layer. They may contain hair, teeth, bone and, very rarely, more complex structures They are usuallly benign . The Blastoma is a tumor thought to arise in embryonic tissue and becomes associated with part of the name of the organ from which it was derived such as neuroblastoma, glioblastoma. ...Read more

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What are some blastoma cancers?

What are some blastoma cancers?

Blastomas: Blastoma are most common in children, and are caused by malignancies in precursor cells, called blasts. Some examples include nephroblastoma, medulloblastoma and retinoblastoma. ...Read more

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What are all the blastoma cancers you know of?

What are all the blastoma cancers you know of?

Many types: 'Blastoma' cancers are uncommon forms of malignancies that generally happen in infants/children/young adults. These tumors are sometimes named based upon the organs in which they arise, such as 'retinoblastoma' of the eye, 'hepatoblastoma' of the liver, 'pancreatoblastoma' of the pancreas, pleuropulmonary blastoma' of the lung. Some of these tumors are amenable to surgical and other treatments. ...Read more

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Could you tell me a cure for retino blastoma. Cause cure and if hereditary, how to cure it. Please help?

Could you tell me a cure for retino blastoma. Cause cure and if hereditary, how to cure it. Please help?

NCI web link!!!: Retinoblastoma is a cancer that forms in the tissues of the retina (the light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye). Retinoblastoma usually occurs in children younger than 5 years. It may be hereditary or nonhereditary (sporadic). Treatment depends upon tumor limited to eye or has spread beyond eye. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/retinoblastoma/patient. ...Read more

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T-3.7 osteo diagnosed last month, ginocologist wont see me for another six months. It was -2.4 2 years ago. What can I expect the score to be in 6mth?

T-3.7 osteo diagnosed last month, ginocologist wont see me for another six months.  It was -2.4 2 years ago. What can I expect the score to be in 6mth?

Crystal ball broken: Very concerning that your T-score became even more negative over last 2 years. Are you eating enough calcium? Taking vitamin d supplement (confirmed levels are adequate)? Stopped smoking? Looks like you're already on bisphosphonate (fosamax). Time to review how to take it properly: on empty stomach, wash down w/8oz water only (no juice, milk, coffee, tea etc), then wait 30min before eating. Thyroi. ...Read more

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What is osteo arthritis?

What is  osteo arthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA): Is a "wear and tear" arthritis, degeneration of one or more joints. It can have many causes such as an injury, biomechanical abnormalities and more which cause progressive joint damage over time. Treatment is largely symptomatic at first, but it is also wise to look into the underlying cause to help treat it effectively. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose arthritis rheumatic and osteo?

How do you diagnose arthritis rheumatic and osteo?

Xam immaging, labs: These 2 entities have very different causes and footprints. Ra = lab test 4 r usually positive, multipal joints involved sed rates high 50-60, immaging=destructive of joint from outter edge inward. Osteoporosis. Osteo films show spurs, joint narrowing. Labs wnl, sed rate may b up a little. No osteoporosis, but sclerosis, more dense bone best i can do in 400 or less. ...Read more

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Osteo arthritis - is there any way to relieve the pain?

Osteo arthritis - is there any way to relieve the pain?

Yes!!: Nonoperative: weight control, physical therapy/exercise, activity modification (less running more bicycling/swimming), analgesic medications (e.g. Acetaminophen), occasional injections with cortisone (for more advanced arthritis) or hyaluronic acid (for more mild knee arthritis), possible a 'neutraceutical' (e.g. Glucosamine 500 mg three times a day for 3 mos). Operative: joint replacement surger. ...Read more

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What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

Your own program: Work with a physical therapist. Ask your doctor for a referral to a physical therapist. The physical therapist can work with you to create an individualized exercise regimen that will strengthen the muscles around your joint, increase the range of motion in your joint and reduce your pain. ...Read more

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I have rheumatoid & osteo arthiritis for last 6 yrs. How do I get this treated once and for all?

I have rheumatoid & osteo arthiritis for last 6 yrs. How do I get this treated once and for all?

No Cure: As i'm sure you are aware, there is no "cure" for either RA or osteoarthritis. Although treatments for both have advanced considerably, especially in slowing the progression of RA and in joint replacements for arthritis, there is no magic pill. Ra, especially, can be very frustrating and discouraging for patient and doctor alike. Have faith in your rheumatologist and try to be optimistic. ...Read more

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Is a T-score of -3.7 osteo in the spine almost at the end of the score chart, and how dangerous is it? It was at -2.5 two years before ooph & meds?

Fracture: With a t-score that low, you are at great risk for fracture of your spine and perhaps other bones. You should see a specialist in mineral metabolism. You should receive treatment for your bone loss. ...Read more

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I'm confused, was diagnosed over year ago with spontaneous onj now in grade/stage 4a. Why do some dr.S only believe get it if u taken osteo drugs & etc?

I'm confused, was diagnosed over year ago with spontaneous onj now in grade/stage 4a. Why do some dr.S only believe get it if u taken osteo drugs & etc?

Clarification….: Comment a little more on your question, please? I'd love to answer, but am not clear about your question. Were you diagnosed with onj without taking any medications and wonder why doctors are asking or assuming your history of bone-treating drug use? ...Read more