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About brest cancer symptoms?

About brest cancer symptoms?

Breast Cancer Sx: A lump in the breast, puckering of the skin, redness or bleeding in a localized area, are among common presenting symptoms, but many are so small that they are "silent" until they grow bigger. At your age, it is extremely unlikely you have a breast cancer, even with a positive family history or a "cancer gene" such as brca1. If you are worried, consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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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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If I am showing cancer symptoms, what are my next steps?

If I am showing cancer symptoms, what are my next steps?

See your doc: Not sure what you mean by cancer symptoms but if you have a medical concern, you need to see your doctor to be properly evaluated. Hope you do not have cancer or anything serious. ...Read more

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Blood cancer symptoms?

Blood cancer symptoms?

Several: Common presenting symptoms/signs include fatigue, increased bleeding/bruising, frequent infections, and abnormal blood tests. ...Read more

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What are ovarian cancer symptoms?

What are ovarian cancer symptoms?

None at first: Sadly, there is no screening for ovarian cancer and by the time it causes symptoms, it is often advanced. Abdominal swelling, pain, intestinal obstruction, or shortness of breath can happen in those cases. If you have a strong family history of cancer (any kind) please discuss risk reduction methods with an expert in cancer genetics. ...Read more

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What are the cervix cancer symptoms?

What are the cervix cancer symptoms?

Bleeding and pain.: Early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear:

vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause. Watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor. Pelvic pain or pain during intercourse. ...Read more

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What are common ovarian cancer symptoms?

What are common ovarian cancer symptoms?

Variable: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain pain and bloating are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

Sometimes never: If you believe you way have oral cancer see a dentist as soon as possible. Sometimes there are no symptoms. By the time you develope symptoms it is very late. ...Read more

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Are you familiar with cervical cancer symptoms and signs?

Are you familiar with cervical cancer symptoms and signs?

Depends on stage: Early cervical cancer usually has no symptoms or signs. It is important to have regular pap examinations for early detection. With later stage cancer, there may be irregular bleeding, bleeding with intercourse, ulcer and/or mass on cervix, foul smelling discharge, abdominal pain, urinary problems, weight loss, anemia and if left untreated, death. ...Read more

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Can oral cancer symptoms come and go or are they permanent?

Can oral cancer symptoms come and go or are they permanent?

Permanent: Mouth cancers typically start as a lump, bump or patch in the mouth that does not go away after a few weeks. However, not all lumps, bumps and patches are cancer. If concerned, see your dentist or PCP for examination. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are cervical cancer symptoms so confusing?

I'm wondering why are cervical cancer symptoms so confusing?

They are not: The symptoms of cancer are always somewhat varied. In this regard cervix cancer does what cancers in general do. They bleed (abnormal bleeding) and there is a growth of a tumor on the surface of the cervix which can be easily seen by a doctor (on pelvic examination). When there is a growth, we do a biopsy and cancer can be easily seen under the microscope. So there is nothing confusing about it ...Read more

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What to do if I got oral cancer symptoms I'm scared, can it be something else?

What to do if I got oral cancer symptoms I'm scared, can it be something else?

See an OS: See an oral surgeon ASAP. The final diagnosis of oral cancers can only be made by a biopsy. ...Read more

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Cancer symptoms mistaken for pregnancy symptoms?

Cancer symptoms mistaken for pregnancy symptoms?

No: The cancer symptoms depend to type of cancer and location, and is not mistaken for pregnancy ...Read more

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Please tell me what are leukemia cancer symptoms?

Please tell me what are leukemia cancer symptoms?

Depends on the type: Of leukemia. There are many different types of leukemias and there is wide range of symptoms. The common symptoms are weakness, pallor, bleeding in mucus membrane and skin, lymph node enlargement, fever, infections etc. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/cancer/tc/leukemia-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Can docs please explain are cancer symptoms persistent or do they come and go?

Can docs please explain are cancer symptoms persistent or do they come and go?

Persistent: Once symptoms develop as a result of a malignancy as the tumor grows the associated symptoms are enhanced. If one looks at metastasis to bone causing pain, failure to control disease causes enhancement in pain. When pancreatic CA produces jaundice, lack of treatment causes progression of jaundice. Metastasis to spinal dura if not controlled will lead to paralysis. Symptoms are not intermittent ...Read more

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I was thought to or family was told in nov. 3 2003 that I would pass by morning, if not I might last 2 years. I do not drink. What are cancer symptoms?

I was thought to or family was told in nov. 3 2003 that I would pass by morning, if not I might last 2 years. I do not drink. What are cancer symptoms?

Please clarify: We all want to help but you've given us nothing that we can understand. I understand you recovered from an acute illness, that your family was told you had an illness that would be fatal most likely within two years, and that you do not know the nature of your illness. You have an absolute right to know your diagnosis from your physician & there are often misunderstandings. Assert your right. ...Read more

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Skin cancer symptoms?

Skin cancer symptoms?

Follow the 'ABCDE's: A- asymmetry
b- border irregular/blurry
c- color uneven
d- diameter > 1/4 inch
e- elevated or evolving

http://www. Skincancer. Org/skin-cancer-information/melanoma. ...Read more

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What are the prostate cancer symptoms?

What are the prostate cancer symptoms?

Here are some. ..: In the early stage of prostate cancer, the patient would not feel any discomfort at all for a long time - years / decades. But how to handle the perplexing debates on the diagnosis and care for prostate cancer? Please peruse some articles in http://formefirst. Com/FreeInfoProstate. Html; thereby, you will gain substantial insights on how to deal with this sort of realistic living. ...Read more

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What are some metastatic cancer symptoms?

What are some metastatic cancer symptoms?

It depends: The symptoms depend on the location of metastasis and the organ involved. General symptoms include fatigue, loss of appetite and weight loss. Often times metastasis can be silent (asymptomatic). ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are uterine cancer symptoms?

Can you tell me what are uterine cancer symptoms?

Abnormal bleeding.: Symptoms of endometrial (uterine) cancer may include: vaginal bleeding after menopause, bleeding between periods, blood-tinged discharge from the vagina, pain during sex, and pelvic pain. Unexplained weight loss is another possibly sign. Most uterine cancers happen in postmenopausal women. Obesity is another risk factor. If you are concerned see a doctor or other provider or visit a clinic. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

Several, but rare.: Most prostate cancers in this country are detected by psa screening, and have no initial signs or symptoms. Beyond this group, the first sign can be a nodule or lump felt on the prostate during a digital rectal exam (dre). More advanced cases present with symptoms, such a difficult urination, bone pain, and neurologic deficits, but his is much more rare in a contemporary screened population. ...Read more

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How come ovarian cancer symptoms present like GI problems?

See below: There is probably not a good answer. Ovarian cancer does not have specific symptoms and causes vague abdominal symptoms that are similar to GI symptoms. See this site for more info about ovarian cancer.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001891/. ...Read more

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Rectal cancer symptoms only 18. Was a bump near, not on anus now gone?

Rectal cancer symptoms only 18. Was a bump near, not on anus now gone?

Rectal bump: A perianal bump in as young person is hard to determine, particularly since it has self resolved.
Could you have had a boil?
was it a blister?
Young person, if you are not bleeding, no pain, bump is resolved, healthy.
Ia will not worry.
Should it recur please see your physician. ...Read more

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What are bone cancer symptoms? What are the symptoms of bone cancer and how is bone cancer diagnosed?

What are bone cancer symptoms? What are the symptoms of bone cancer and how is bone cancer diagnosed?

Depends: Please refer to this excellent resource for more details:

http://www. Cancer. Net/cancer-types/bone-cancer. ...Read more

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How quickly do colon cancer symptoms occur? Would you expect to see 2/3 symptoms with a few weeks. Thank you

Colon cancer symptom: Symptoms are very late sigh of colon cancer. But need more detail on what you call symptoms. Blood in stool? Tarry stool? Obstructed GI signs. Don't wait for symptoms to Dx colon cancer. With Hx of testicular Ca I would be more worried about this. Discuss with Dr. Now. ...Read more

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I get hoarse 1 -2 times per yr. Cortisone fixes it. Last 6 months has happened 3 times. Am scared of cancer. Does cortisone stop cancer symptoms?

I get hoarse 1 -2 times per yr. Cortisone fixes it. Last 6 months has happened 3 times. Am scared of cancer. Does cortisone stop cancer symptoms?

Not likely: If the hoarseness were from cancer it would not go away even with cortisone treatment. You should consult your doctor to avoid further damage. If you smoke or use tobacco in any form, quit while you are ahead. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy coming up worried about it being cancer symptoms leading to test had for 6-10 years doc said if it was cancer Is this a correct notion?

Colonoscopy coming up worried about it being cancer symptoms leading to test had for 6-10 years doc said if it was cancer Is this a correct notion?

Yes: The common use of colonoscopy is to define appearance of new colon lesions that are asymptomatic. At times needed for bx. Tumors of the colon do not remain stable and asymptomatic. They grow eventually producing a napkin ring lesion that obstructs and often bleeds. This is associated with drop in Hg level. If any mild symptoms present for several years probably inflammatory in nature. ...Read more

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What are thyroid cancer symptoms?

What are thyroid cancer symptoms?

Often none: Thyroid cancer rarely has symptoms, it is usually identified incidentally as a lump in the center of your neck, either discovered by the patient or physician. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more