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What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

What are the signs someone has jejunal cancer?

Very rare: Jejunal cancer is very rare, and is an odd diagnosis to be concerned about. Signs would be blockage of the intestines, resulting in nausea, vomiting, and a distended abdomen, along with inability to pass gas or stool. However, there are far more non-cancerous reasons for all these symptoms, such as hernias or internal scar tissue (adhesions). ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

What are the symptoms of jejunal cancer?

Obstruction: Cancers of the jejunum are uncommon and depending on the type may cause obstruction leading to abdominal swelling, vomiting, pain etc. In case of lymphomas there may enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen and elsewhere. Neuroendocrine tumors may produce flushing and cardiac defects i.e., carcinoid syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the tests for jejunal cancer?

Biopsy: Jejunal cancers are uncommon. These may be lymphomas, connective tissue tumors or carcinomas. In most instances a biopsy of the lesion and examination of the tissue by a pathologist will be needed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

Are there good natural treatments for jejunal cancer?

None proven: There is no "natural" treatment for cancer of any kind. Some cancers do grow so slowly that treatment is not necessary, but this is rare outside of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for jejunal cancer that is best and has fewest side effects?

Depends: Depends on type of cancer, how much, location, other factors including extent of disease/spread, predisposing factors, e.g. Ibd, celiac disease. Generally requires surgery, perhaps chemotherapy. Check with GI md, oncologist (cancer specialist), surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the signs someone has cancer in the nose?

What are the signs someone has cancer in the nose?

Symptoms are:: Such things as nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, nose bleeds, headache, facial pain. If more advanced there can be facial swelling or invasion of nerves resulting in neuropathy with numbness or weakness in the face or muscles of the face. Some of these symptoms occur with sinusitis however and patients may go back and forth on antibiotics till doctors determine there is a mass inside. ...Read more

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What are considered the common warning signs that someone could have cancer through smoking?

What are considered the common warning signs that someone could have cancer through smoking?

Several: Bloody sputum, a chronic cough, or unplanned weight loss can be signs/symptoms of lung or brochial cancer. Breast cancer, also associated with smoking, can be indicated by a lump, blood from the nipple, a retracted nipple, or a dry ulcer on the nipple. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which signs & symptoms are most common if someone has an ovarian cancer?

Which signs & symptoms are most common if someone has an ovarian cancer?

Non Specific symptom: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain. ...Read more

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I would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

I would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

Cachexia: occurs in many conditions and is common with many cancers. The general physical wasting and malnutrition usually associated with chronic disease. A new drug, anamorelin, improves appetite and body mass in patients with cancer. The drug is not available in the US and more research is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Jejunal Cancer (Definition)

Jejunal cancer is a condition of uncontrolled growth of cells in the jejunum, which is part of the small intestine. Symptoms can include nausea, weight loss, ...Read more