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What Are Mans Chances Of Getting Testicular Cancer
1 in a 1000: Breast cancer remains very rare in men; only 1% of cases occur in men. All else being equal, men present with more advanced disease due to the lack of awareness of breast cancer and the absence of any screening studies such as mammograms. Matched stage for stage, survival is the same for men or women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The chance: It will depend on many factors- including your age of first period, the age of your first pregnancy, whether you have personal history of beast tumor/biopsy, whether you have family members with breast cancer/ovarian cancer, depending also on your weight, your diet, ocp etc. If family history+- you can calculate your personal risk using gail model calculatorhttp //www.Cancer.Gov/bcrisktool/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk factors: This is a difficult question to answer in a general fashion. Knowing the specifics of the first breast cancer like stage and treatment are important. Also risk factors like family history and brca status play a role. I recommend you contact your oncologist or surgeon and possibly a genetic cancer to review your individual risk and get a personalized answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RACIAL DIFFERENCES: If your question is prostate cancer in chinese men, the answer is as follows we know there are racial differences for risk of prostate cancer, african americans have 17% risk of prostate cancer and chinese men have much less risk anywhere fron 2to5% of getting prostate cancer. ...Read more
About 1:120 life tim: The overall incidence of stomach cancer in the United States has declined in the past 75 years. It is estimated that in 2011, 21, 520 americans will be diagnosed with stomach cancer and 10, 340 will die of this disease. Approximately 1 in 114 men and women will be diagnosed with cancer of the stomach during their lifetime; most people diagnosed with stomach cancer are over 65 years of age. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancer types. If the prostate glands of older men who died of other causes are examined, many can be found to have a small prostate cancer that never caused any problems. So a challenge is to determine whether a man has a significant prostate cancer that needs to be treated or one that can be watched. At a young age like 37, it is rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low. The rates are.: 11,000 new cases of cervical cancer (NCI estimate) occurred in the US in 2008. It is crucial to recognize that the majority of these cases could have been prevented with regular Pap screening. In the future, vaccination will likely reduce this rate significantly. In 2010 about 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed. Oca is more age-associated than Cca. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very low: The risk of breast cancer at the age f 26 is very low. Factors that would increase your risks would include a family history or an inherited breast cancer gene mutation breast cancer cases are considered either sporadic with a lifetime risk of 1 in 8 or genetic which may be a lot higher it would be important to know your risk factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on risks.: Cancer risk factors include: being female, increasing age, genetics, family history of breast cancer, previous breast cancer, being caucasian, dense breast tissue, some previous benign breast conditions, never having given birth or 1st child after age 30, early menarche, late menopause, radiation (chest), exposure to diethylstilbestrol, hormone replacement after menopause, oral contraceptives, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sex and prostate: Cancer is almost always thought about by patients, but they rarely ask. It is still a taboo subject, so i tell them that there is no evidence that having or abstaning from sex with self, others, even bestiality, homosexual encoounters, having any influence on getting or protecting from prostate cancers. There were studies looking at rc priests, but we will not go there...Most men masturbate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Summary: The leading cause of oropharyngeal cancer is from HPV, a very small number of oral cavity cancers also occur from HPV. Any suspicious lesion should be evaluated by oral surgeon or ENT doc. For more information: http://oralcancerfoundation.org/understanding/hpv/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on lifest: Oral cancers are more common in people who smoke and drink acessively.So if you do not have these lifestyle issues, then the odds of oral cancer are very low. Recently there has been concern with hpv infections causing throat cancers...So oral sex may be implicated in this causation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually great.: Usually patients are able to make a great recovery after surgery for colorectal cancer, but it depends on multiple factors. The main determinants are the stage of the cancer, and how healthy the patient is before the operation. For patients whose tumors have not spread to lymph nodes there is about a > 85% chance of surviving 5 years. Spread to other organs significantly decreases survival. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a change from : One to the other. Breast lumps are either cancer or not cancer. Non-cancerous lumps usually do not become cancerous. The proportion of lumps that are cancer varies with the age and other risk factors. See this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003155.htm. ...Read more
Increased: The risk solely from a 1st degree relative is about 2.5-4x's. The gail model is a validated calculator that was used for the largest prevention trials (p-1, p-2) and is available on the nci website which gives a 5 year and life time (through age 90) risk looking at various factors (age, menstrual history, findings on prior biopsies, and 1st degree relatives) and normals for comparison. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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