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Moderately diff. Sq. cell tongue carcinoma surgically removed + Left level I-IV Lymph nodes also (tumor free in path. Report)Radiotherapy Needed stil?
Multidisciplinary: Make sure tour case is being discussed at a multidisciplinary meeting that includes the surgeon, along with medical and radiation oncologists, and radiologists. This is something usually referred to as a tumor board, and is present at many hospitals. Also look on the American Cancer Society website for more information about stage related treatment options. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Nutritionist: Check out what your state requires: a license versus certification. These may require a bachelor’s degree with a specific major, practice under supervision and you may need to pass an examination. ...Read more
? Dracula?: From l ventricle, to aorta, to arteries, to arteriole, to capillary for nutrient / waste and 02 / c02 exchange, to veinule, to vein, to vena cava, to r atrium, to r ventricle, to pulmonary vein to lungs, c02 released and 02 taken on, to pulmonary artery (only artery in body leading "to" heart), to l atrium, ending in l ventricle....And then do it again, and again, 50-100x/minute x 60-100 years! ...Read more
Probably school.: There are many nursing schools in the country that offer courses and on site training to become a nurse. They would also be the most familiar with the requirements for registration. ...Read more
Generally Not: Lymphangiomas are malformations of lymphatic tissue and manifest differently at different ages and anatomic sites. These may be treated surgically or by injection of sclerosing agents. You should discuss the matter with your doctor as the report needs to be interpreted in light of other clinical factors. ...Read more
Get help: Very few people can stop on their own. Our brains require the fellowship of others to overcome this otherwise-unmanageable problem. A visit to aa's or a related group is in order. Be brave and if you decide that you are indeed moving toward alcoholism, take the first step, for your own sake and the sake of those who love you. ...Read more
Deeply personal: No one can tell you what is the right career choice for yourself, except you. You can get good advice as to what fields are likely to be hiring when you graduate. But only you can know what will satisfy you, with the best match of your natural abilities and inclinations. I hope you have a family / country where you are free to choose your job, your partner, and your path through life. ...Read more
If dr said" Surprised report came back as Barretts b/c it didn't look like it" is that good news? Dr said path could have "over read" specimen and it B
Innocent comment: The pathologist's diagnosis is the final say in any abnormality that is being biopsied (clinicians may suspect something but won't know for sure until the biopsy is read by a pathologist). Your physician can always call the pathologist and discuss his concern, including a request for a second pathologist's opinion ...Read more
Core biopsy of 4 mm lesion. Path report said each core was 8-9mm. Do they also take out surrounding tissue also? Do they know to not just look at that
Yes: It is not unusual for a breast biopsy to have normal surrounding tissue especially for a small sized lesion such as this (4mm). The important thing is the radiologist is confident they sampled the lesion and that what the pathologist sees is concordinant with the radiologist's impression and target. ...Read more
Actually I need psychological remedy. My brother is going in wrong path. Can u help me in this matter?
Y if a path report says a sun spot would they take it out again when it grew back? What r they checking for?
Skin spot: It is hard to tell what you're doing without knowing the full story and seeing the lesion. You would think that they would do a biopsy again to tell what it is but again without knowing the full story it's only a guess. ...Read more
I know that blood flows from a high pressure to lower pressure area, flowing through the path of least resistance?
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Dr said he took 5 biopsies with core needle, but on path report it says "4 fragments in one cassette". What does this mean?
Discrepancy: If the report says four core biopsies, and the doctor who performed the biopsy says five, you should ask the doctor who performed the biopsy to clarify the discrepancy. ...Read more
Enjoy your career!: "do what you love, love what you do" certainly applies to you; keeping in mind any challenges or special needs specific to you in a given work situation. First, think of what you like, your education / training, comfort, situation cause anxiety? Also consider what is available in the area in which you live and possibility of relocation. It might be helpfl to take specific courses / training. ...Read more
Had tt for benign nodules. My thyroglobulin abs is 29 and my thyroglobulin is unsatisfactory because abs present. Why is this if path was benign?
Passion for career: You really have to love what you do to become a great plastic surgeon ...Read more
Many finite loops: Left ventricle --> ascending aorta -> descending aorta --> renal artery --> segmental -> lobar a/interlobar a -->arcuate a-->interlobular a->afferent arteriole --> efferent arteriole-->interlobular, arcuate, interlobar veins-> renal vein-> inferior vena cava --> right atrium -> right ventricle -> pulm artery (branches) -> pulm veins -> left atrium -> left ventricle. ...Read more
Fellow: A fellow is a doctor doing advanced training in a specialized area of pathology. The attending is the senior pathologist who is supervising the training of the fellow. So, the junior doctor did the initial review of the slides and the senior doctor agrees with that review. ...Read more
Diet + exercise: Supplements are not the answer to weight loss, though it is important to maintain good nutrition. There is no substitute for activity and a diet that minimizes processed foods. Metabolism boosters in particular can be risky. It might help to use resveratrol, and green tea. ...Read more
Routine/Self-care: Keep routine. When you're depressed -- routine makes the environment predictable. Establish a self-care routine -- with good sleep hygiene, relaxation and reward system for achieving your goals. Make small, achievable goals to help you build up on a sense of accomplishment. Also, find mental health care providers to help you work through the issues. ...Read more
Not a regular doctor: Naturopathic medicine is one of the non-scientific "medical" practices. The naturopath "doctors", like other traditional folk medicine "doctors", try to make a person feel better with talking, massage or manipulation, herbs, etc... It's unproven, but if it seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it may be ok to try. They've created their own naturopathic organizations and schools. ...Read more
The path of tears is blocked which is causing infection. Should she under go surgery or depend on medication?
Surgery is likely to: Provide better results, provided it is done by a surgeon skilled in this type of operations. ...Read more