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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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My girlfriend has missed her menstrual period for about a year and she peed blood once, could it be cancer?

My girlfriend has missed her menstrual period for about a year and she peed blood once, could it be cancer?

How old is she ?: If she is same age or younger than you , in 35 yr old not having period for 1 yr is not normal ( even in pregnancy is not 1 year ) ) take her to her gyn doctor , to find the cause and treat her. ...Read more

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3cm thymoma detected. Pet suv peak 3.8 with nearby lymph node 0.7-1cm. Results inconclusive. Is a biopsy dangerous to do. Is cancer spillage possible?

3cm thymoma detected. Pet suv peak 3.8 with nearby lymph node 0.7-1cm. Results inconclusive. Is a biopsy dangerous to do. Is cancer spillage possible?

Need correct: Diagnosis for correct treatment , every procedure has risks , but out weigh its benefits , thoracic surgeons routinely do these procedures like your situation , discuss with your surgeon ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor wants to use biological therapy instead of chemotherapy for my slow growing thymoma cancer?

What do you suggest if my doctor wants to use biological therapy instead of chemotherapy for my slow growing thymoma cancer?

Reasonable: Chemotherapy is the primary recommended systemic treatment for thymic carcinoma, but other agents have been studied. Per the guidelines, biologic therapy octreotide is a second line agent. Many other biologic therapies have been studied.There are many reasons to not use chemo in any patient. Ultimately, discuss the pros/cons with your doctor. A second opinion can be helpful if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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My doctor wants to use biological therapy instead of chemotherapy for my slow growing thymoma cancer. Could that treatment be effective?

My doctor wants to use biological therapy instead of chemotherapy for my slow growing thymoma cancer. Could that treatment be effective?

Surgery 1st then Rx: After surgical removal the next choice is chemotherapy or radiation. Your physician may have a newly available biological. You need to know the data on it effectiveness and and side effects compared to standard chemotherapy after surgical removal. ...Read more

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Sir.... Can u please tell me the causes of abnormal breast enlargment, with no lump or no cancer. Normal menstrual cycle, n normal every thing?

Sir.... Can u please tell me the causes of abnormal breast enlargment, with no lump or no cancer. Normal menstrual cycle, n normal every thing?

Breast reduction: In women enlarged breasts can be familial or occur due to hormonal changes or increased weight or rarely, asymmetric increase in size with one breast significantly larger than the other. If the enlarged breasts are associated with back & neck pain, bra straps digging into shoulders, rashes in breast folds etc then you may be considered for breast reduction surgery. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause?A?Change in menstrual cycle?

What can cause?A?Change in menstrual cycle?

Various : Menstrual cycle timing is controlled by a delicate balance of hormones. Stress, changes in weight, certain medications, birth control and of course pregnancy can all affect cycle timing. Always best to keep a menstrual calender to keep track of your cycles. ...Read more

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What could cause odor after menstrual cycle?

What could cause odor after menstrual cycle?

Possible infection: A "fishy" of "foul" odor post menses may be a sign of infection. Please see your clinician for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more