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Pancreatic Cancer At Young Age
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
Don't Know: 85% of cancers are sporadic. When it happens in young patients (<50 yrs) we need to consider hereditary syndromes (ei: brca1 mutation) and familial syndromes. Most likely we won't know why it happened. What's important now is treatment. Speak to the oncologist who will help set a plan of treatment. ...Read more
60's: There are 2 main types. What is commonly referred to as "pancreatic cancer" is more specifically called pancreatic adenocarcinoma and this arises usually after age 60, but there are exceptions. The other kind of pancreatic cancer is called neuroendocrine cancer and can arise at any age. For a 23 year old, either would be rare, but talk to your doctor about the symptoms that have you worried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Renal cell ca: In general-- stage i kidney cancer-- a 5-year survival rate over 90 % stage 2 - a five-year survival rates ranging from 75 to 95 % stage 3 - ranges from ranges from 46 to 70 % the median survival for patients with stage IV disease is 16 to 20 months in contemporary studies -with 5 year survival less than 10%. ...Read more
50: Colon cancer screening is recommended beginning at age 50, unless one has a strong family history, in which case screening should begin 10 years earlier. The frequency of subsequent screening tests is dependent on the findings and the method of screening chosen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Men as they age: No joke, risk #1 being male, risk#2 getting older. The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, especially after age 50. More than 80% of prostate cancers are diagnosed in men who are 65 or older. And in the us, african american men have a higher risk of prostate cancer than white men. Additionally a family history of prostate cancer is also a risk. See this link: http://bit.Ly/lhig6p. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Demographics breast : The cancer is most common between ages 60-70. It is considered high risk if it shows at a young age group that's between 25-50. There are various other tumor characteristics we take into account for risk stratification besides age such as grade, nodal status, oncotype score, er/pr/her2 status, lvi, pni, ki67 index and family history is very imp which defines the risk of carrying brca mutations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rare: I have been doing surgery since 1972. In that time I have seen 2 patients under 30. If you have a breast issue see your doctor. ...Read more
Grandfather had colon cancer at 87, uncle had noncancerous polyps at 48. Mother has no polyps. Likely a colon cancer gene?
8: But to qualify it was a breast sarcoma (connective tissue type cancer ) not a breast cancer as you would think of infiltrating breast cancer- not otherwise specified usually occurs in the older population>60 my youngest 40 but he had the breast cancer gene brca 2. But at the cancer hospital you select out for the unusual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Most of patients with prostate cancer have no symptoms although many men will develop slowing urine flow as they age. If prostate cancer patients have cancer-related symptoms, those are usually at its far advanced stage with huge cancer growth and/or far distant spread to lungs, bones, etc.; that is too late. More on P-cancer, to http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
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