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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid pancreatic cancer?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid pancreatic cancer?

I understand the: Request, but there is nothing preventitive that i know, and i sure would take it if it worked! i don't want pancreas cancer! I am apeaking of head & body, there are ducts and glands and these can produce cancers. The tail is the home islets that produce hormones, and these have more favorable outcome. Cancer blocks ducts, surrounds vessels before producing signs in time for surgery to work. ...Read more

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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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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid gastroenteritis?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid gastroenteritis?

Stop eating ?: Gastroenteritis is typically an inflammation of the stomach and bowel, most commonly due to an ingested infectious agent (viral, bacterial, parasitic). Be aware of kitchen hygiene in preparing foods for others, and in prelude to ingesting foods prepared by others. When in public spaces, avoid touching common surfaces, carry disinfectant or wash hands frequently if contact is unavoidable. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid hypogonadism?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid hypogonadism?

Different in kids: In pediatrics hypogonadism is not a matter of lifestyle intervention. Children presenting with hypogonadism can be born with it or it can be acquired as a result of gonadal injury from trauma or forms of chemotherapy/radiation. However, we see kids with delayed puberty who are not necessarily hypogonadal, but "late bloomers." a doctor would need to determine this. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid blepharitis?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid blepharitis?

Cleopatra makeup: Blepharitis probably affects half of the earth's population. It is a blockage of the oil in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Poor oil flow contributes to dry eye. The most common cause is eye makeup applied to the edge of the eyelid, occluding the openings of the glands. Warm compresses and cleaning the edges of the eyelids with cotton swab and baby shampoo provide the best control. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid heel fracture?

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid heel fracture?

Nothing: A true heel fracture (calcaneal fracture) is relatively rare, in terms of overall foot/ankle fractures. Most commonly, they occur after a fall from height (ladder, or jumping from height of 5-6') or car accident. Is this the type of injury you meant? They are quite painful and very serious injuries which should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid degenerative joint disease?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid degenerative joint disease?

Her are some: Older age , having family members with oa , obesity joint injury or repetitive use (overuse) of joints , joint deformity such as unequal leg length, bowlegs or knocked knees , live healthy life. Vitamin d and c and supplement. And more. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid carotid cavernous fistula?

What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid carotid cavernous fistula?

Protect your head: A carotid cavernous fistula is an abnormal connection between the carotid artery (or one of its branches) and the venous system of the cavernous sinus draining the skull. It may form spontaneously or following trauma to the head. Wearing a helmet to prevent head trauma is a good way to avoid a carotid cavernous sinus fistulas. It is hard to prevent/avoid a spontaneous fistulas. ...Read more

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What are things that increase the risk of skin cancer and what can we do to stop it?

What are things that increase the risk of skin cancer and what can we do to stop it?

Skin cancer : Excessive sun and genetics strongly influence the development of skin cancer . Reducing sun exposure, using sun protection and seeing a dermatologist for yearly skin exams is important. ...Read more

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What are things you can do to prevent the risk of cardiovascular disease?

What are things you can do to prevent the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Atherosclerosis: Depends on one's personal risk and modifying them. Smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipemia, diabetes , family history. Heart attack: simply, one blocks the feeding artery to part of the heart muscle and low flow, or no flow causes ischemia which cause death of the heart cells, which is a heart attack! myocardial infarction is the medical term.Ekg and lab tests show the damage. ...Read more

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What are some of the things stress can do to you?

What are some of the things stress can do to you?

Response to "stress": First, please know that it is your response to "stress" and not necessarily the events themselves, that makes all the difference in what stress "does" to you. You can proactively increase your resilience through meditation, yoga, exercise, healthy relationships, etc. "stress" can affect your body, thoughts, feelings, & behavior. For a good run-down on this, please see http://tinyurl.Com/66v7gl. ...Read more

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Want to know what are the causes of liver cancer?

Want to know what are the causes of liver cancer?

Various: Hepatocellular carcinoma is famously caused by chronic hepatitis b, c and iron overload; if alcohol is a risk it's less. Angiosarcomas from vinyl chloride. The thorotrast nightmare is mostly over. Cholangiocarcinomas flourish where there are liver flukes, and in autoimmune bile duct disease. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the basic things I should be aware of and do to prevent cancer?

Can you please describe the basic things I should be aware of and do to prevent cancer?

Cancer: Check on your family history for prostate cancer, breast cancer. Avoid smoking or chronic exposure of second hand smoke that can lead to lung cancer, bladder cancer. Avoid chewing tobacco to avoid oral and pharyngeal cancer. Decrease amount of red meats to prevent colon cancer. Avoid exposure to chemicals. Eat a healthy diet, a lot of veggies, fruits, antioxidants, avoid fatty foods. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the all the kinds of cancer you can get is you are a man/male?

Can you tell me the all the kinds of cancer you can get is you are a man/male?

See below: A nearly completely list would be far too long for this forum. See these sites for common cancers. For men, prostate, lung, colon, pancreas, lymphoma, leukemia are among the common ones. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/data/men.htm http://www.Cancerresearchuk.Org/cancer-info/cancerstats/incidence/commoncancers/ http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/types/commoncancers. ...Read more

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Please describe the things you can do to reduce the risk of alzheimer?

Please describe the things you can do to reduce the risk of alzheimer?

Several: The most important is controlling you blood pressure and cholesterol level. It is also important to have physical exercise and keep mentally fit. Some studies indicate that drinking in moderation, eating fish and dark chocolate might decrease the risk. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer, and how do I decipher them from ordinary problems?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer, and how do I decipher them from ordinary problems?

With difficulty: Sadly, there is no screening for ovarian cancer and by the time it causes symptoms, it is usually advanced. Abdominal swelling, pain, or shortness of breath can happen. You are young and ovarian cancer is not very common but i would advise you get regular gyn exams and describe any symptom to your doc. Make sure he/she knows if there is breast or ovarian cancer history in your family. ...Read more

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What are the critical ways to tell that you have cancer?

What are the critical ways to tell that you have cancer?

Several ways to tell: Patients who have Cancer may be asymptomatic for variable period of time but soon begin to have symptoms of pain, swelling, fever(persistent) loss of appetite and loss of weight which will draw your attention enough to go seek medical advice. Next step is doctor's examination which may reveal tumor/s(swelling) and make him/her to order blood tests or X-rays which will show abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are some of the things to do when you have your thyroid removed?

What are some of the things to do when you have your thyroid removed?

Make sure there's: A reason for it to be removed. If there is, then you'll need life long brand name T4 replacement. Make sure your levels are kept at normal. Also check your calcium to make sure the parathyroid glands weren't damaged by the surgery. ...Read more

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What are some foods that cause flammation? Want to avoid it at all costs.

What are some foods that cause flammation? Want to avoid it at all costs.

Broad question: Healthier and nutritious foods - fruits and veggies are less likely to cause digestive problems vs junk foods. Certain conditions like celiac disease will flare up if a person eats gluten rich goods- wheat, oat, rye , barley . Chronic constipation may promote inflammation so it's better to poop daily to flush those toxins.Drinking lots of water daily is good for the body .Read the link below , . ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


Dr. Debashish Bose
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Pancreatic Cancer (Definition)

Cancer that begins in the organ lying behind the lower part of ...Read more