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What are all the blastoma cancers you know of?

What are all the blastoma cancers you know of?

Many types: 'Blastoma' cancers are uncommon forms of malignancies that generally happen in infants/children/young adults. These tumors are sometimes named based upon the organs in which they arise, such as 'retinoblastoma' of the eye, 'hepatoblastoma' of the liver, 'pancreatoblastoma' of the pancreas, pleuropulmonary blastoma' of the lung. Some of these tumors are amenable to surgical and other treatments. ...Read more

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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What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

Cancer of pretty...: ...much any organ, except those organs only present in women, of course (ovary, uterus, etc.). Breast cancer, albeit rare, can develop in men, by the way. Most common? Prostate, lung, colon. ...Read more

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I'm worried my lymphs in the past always 1.6 now lowest ever 0.8 low ,wbc 4.9 and neutr 75% high what does all this mean.hiv ,cancer,infection what?

  I'm worried my lymphs in the past always 1.6 now lowest ever 0.8 low ,wbc 4.9 and neutr 75% high what does all this mean.hiv ,cancer,infection what?

Answer is out of: scope of this window, your total health should be evaluated, sketchy picturte of your cbcd won't help much, multitude of reasons can give the same picture, confer with your doctor face-to-face, and get a second opinion if you want, it's your right, good luck ...Read more

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What all cancers does HPV vaccine prevent?

What all cancers does HPV vaccine prevent?

Many: Hpv isbest known for its prevention of cervical cancers and cervical dysplasias. The hpv vaccine also protects against anal and rectal cancers, and is showing some promise in protection against esophageal and throat cancers that may be hpv related. It also offers protection against genital warts. ...Read more

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What are all possible symptoms of ovarian cancer?

What are all possible symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Many: Many symptoms are related to ovarian cancer and each person is different. Common symptoms are bloating and discomfort in your tummy, change in appetite, change in bms, sometimes abnormal bleeding. Late symptoms are swelling in your tummy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are all the signs of thyroid cancer?

Could you tell me what are all the signs of thyroid cancer?

Nothing specific.: Generally, people feel normal when they have thyroid cancer. That is the main reason that it can be hard to discover. Your physician should feel your thyroid during a routine physical examination. If he/she feels anything unusual, an ultrasound would be the most common next test. ...Read more

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What percentage of all smokers develop larynx cancer?

What percentage of all smokers develop larynx cancer?

1%: About two out of every thousand smokers gets larynx cancer every year. Assuming am averahe smoking lifetime of 50 years, about 1% of smokers well get larynx cancer in their lifetimes. How, more will get cancer of nearby organs, ( hypopharynx, oropharynx, nasopharynx, trachea, cervical esophagus, oral cavity and, of course, lung). The risk of smoking should not be underestimated. ...Read more

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How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

Too many: About 1.5 out of every 10, 000 children under the age of 16 develops cancer each year, so about 11, 000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed the the usa each year. ...Read more

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