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Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
Hi my mane is Mario reyes and I have a question my father get nake cancer like 4 years ago but after doctors move the tumor he have pain all his body?
My mum has just been diagnosed with lung cancer, at this stage that is all I know. She is 78 and smoked most of her life-heavily, but denys it to everyone,doctors included. My question is, if she stopped now, would that prolong her life? or is the damage
Below: I was sorry to hear of your mothers DX. I'm sure you have encouraged her to stop smoking many times Stopping smoking now will not change the lung cancer. But it will benefit for cardiovascular events, also will help with respiratory complications Also would lower the exposure to secondary smoke to others. Condolences and best wishes ...Read more
Care & compassion: You breast cancer doctors and nurses should take the time to answer you and your family's questions. If you are being rushed to make decisions and do not feel you are getting the answers you deserve, then get a 2nd opinion. If your provider is offended by you seeking another opinion, then you should change providers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a sinus infection for the past three months
doctor had me do a CT sinus question can it detect cancer or would an MRI need to be done?
CT is usually fine: For detecting any sinus pathology.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can birth control pills cause cancer? My doctor says they are fine! my question is can they cause breast cancer or other cancers?
Not significant: Some studies suggest that use of birth control pills appears to slightly increase the risk of breast cancer, especially among younger women. However, the risk level goes back to normal 10 years or more after discontinuing oral contraceptive use. Women who use oral contraceptives have reduced risks of ovarian and endometrial cancer. ...Read more
If you have oral cancer will it show up on both sides of mouth at same time? sorry for all the seperate questions but cant get into doc for2 more wks
Yes, it is possible: Cancer can strike any part of the mouth, including the lips and tongue. If the cancer is not detected early, tumors can grow deep into local tissues and spread to lymph glands in the neck. The risk for oral cancer increases with age and alcohol and tobacco use. Only biopsy can support the diagnosis. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back to my original question, I'm very scared about nose breathing and swallowing issues,worried I have cancer, I have no money to see doc.What to do?
Doubt cancer: These symptoms are not typical for cancer in the back of the nose, throat, etc, and such cancers are extremely rare at your age. But if you remain worried, you'll have to see a doctor. Look for a community clinic -- there probably are some in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Such a clinic also may be able to help find health insurance, e.g. through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) -- even in Texas! ...Read more
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